Billboard has ranked the top albums and artists ever on their Billboard 200, and introduced a new series of posts called Greatest of All Time. Notable mentions include Adele's 21 as the top Billboard 200 album, and The Beatles as the greatest act.
Eric Wilson on 11/12/15 - 09:34 AM
Adele's 25 doesn't come out until November 20th, but it's already sold 250,000 preorders and according to some industry experts, could be on track to sell 2 million copies of the album in it's first week. That would be the second best first week ever, behind only N*Sync's 2.4 million opening week for their album No Strings Attached. Even if it doesn't crack two million, the album is essentially a lock to debut with more than a million copies alongside first single "Hello" debuting at #1 on the Hot 100.
Ryan Dennehy on 10/29/15 - 12:46 PM
According to Billboard, "industry sources" now forecast Taylor Swift's 1989 to sell at least one million copies in its first week.
Ryan Gardner on 10/28/14 - 07:02 PM
One Direction is expected to sell between 525k-550k copies of their new album.
Joe DeAndrea on 11/26/13 - 05:58 PM
One Direction's new album is projected to sell between 500-575k copies its first week.
From the Article"Take Me Home" is projected to sell over 500,000 copies by Nov. 18, with hopes that the number could reach as high as 575,000. If the album does see that kind of success, it will find itself just behind the year's two most successful records -- Taylor Swift's "Red" which sold 1.2 million in its first week, and Mumford & Sons' "Babel" which sold 600,000.
Joe DeAndrea on 11/16/12 - 12:23 PM
Of Mice & Men's The Flood debuted at #28 on Billboard's top 40 chart - the highest ever first week sales of Rise Records releases.
Ryan Gardner on 06/22/11 - 03:03 PM
According to hitsdailydouble.com, Invented sold 34,594 copies in its first week, landing it at #11.

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Matthew Tsai on 10/05/10 - 11:06 PM
Happy Body Slow Brain sold close to 2,000 copies of Dreams of Water in their first week. If you haven't checked it out, head here to preview or buy the entire album with a ton of digital extras.
Adam Pfleider on 09/28/10 - 10:59 AM
House of Heroes hit #48 on Billboard for their latest release, Suburba. They sold 7600 units of the album, and have also secured a tour with The Almost.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/15/10 - 09:37 PM
iTunes passed the 10 billion song sales mark.

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Blake Solomon on 02/25/10 - 07:15 AM
The New Moon soundtrack is #1 on the Billboard charts this week with 153,000 copies sold.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/28/09 - 11:55 AM
According to this, KiD CuDi's Man on the Moon: The End of Day had sales of 104K in its first week.

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Blake Solomon on 09/22/09 - 09:42 PM
Next week, you'll be able to pick up Every Time I Die's upcoming album, New Junk Aesthetic, at Target for only $8.99. If you fancy the deluxe edition, which comes with 2 bonus tracks and a DVD, then you'll have to head over to Best Buy, where it'll only be $9.99. Whatever you do, make sure you pick up this ballbuster of an album on September 15th.
Drew Beringer on 09/10/09 - 07:31 PM
Check the replies for the list of albums on sale at your local Target.

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Joe DeAndrea on 07/14/09 - 04:42 PM
Mayday Parade have sold 106,830 copies of A Lesson in Romantics.
Joe DeAndrea on 01/07/09 - 01:46 PM
Houston Calls' new album, The End of an Error, sold 1,006 copies its first week.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/22/08 - 01:07 PM
Hey Monday's Hold on Tight sold 2,015 copies its first week.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/15/08 - 11:06 AM
Last.fm's free album streams have resulted in an almost 120% increase in sales on Amazon.
Steve Henderson on 04/10/08 - 10:03 AM
Hits Daily Double is reporting that judging by Panic at the Disco's first day sales of Pretty. Odd., the album is expected to sell around 120k, good enough to land at #2 on the charts.

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Joe DeAndrea on 03/26/08 - 07:22 PM
Jack Johnson's Sleep Through the Static debuted at #1 on the charts this past week, scanning 375,000 units. 37% of the album's sales were digital, making it the biggest digital sales week for a record since Nielsen began tracking such statistics.
Rohan Kohli on 02/13/08 - 06:32 PM
Chiodos' latest full-length release, Bone Palace Ballet, debuted at number five on Billboard's Top 200 chart, scanning roughly 35,000 copies sold. The act's third release is available now courtesy of Equal Vision Records.

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Brandon Allin on 09/12/07 - 01:34 PM
Underoath's first-ever DVD release, 777, has sold over 22,000 copies in its initial month of release. The DVD is available in-stores now via Tooth and Nail Records.
Brandon Allin on 09/12/07 - 10:14 AM
Every Time I Die's latest release, The Big Dirty, debuted at number forty-one on Billboard's Top 200 charts in the United States this week, selling roughly fourteen-thousand copies. Furthermore, the album impacted the hard rock chart, landing in the sixth spot, as well as the independent release chart, where the group secured the third position. The record is available in-stores now via Ferret Music.
Brandon Allin on 09/12/07 - 09:57 AM
Atreyu will reportedly headline the next installment of Rockstar Energy Drink's Taste of Chaos tour. Furthermore, the Hollywood Records outfit entered the Billboard Top 200 charts at number eight this week with their latest release, Lead Sails, Paper Anchor, as well as making waves on both the rock and hard rock charts finishing in the top spot.

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Brandon Allin on 09/10/07 - 12:28 PM
Boys Like Girls stays strong this week, selling around 5k copies of their debut full length. The band is currently on tour with hellogoodbye; dates can be seen on myspace.
Rohan Kohli on 04/18/07 - 10:49 AM
HitsDailyDouble is predicting that Fall Out Boy's Infinity On High will sell around 275-300k copies in its first week.
Rohan Kohli on 02/07/07 - 03:26 PM
HitsDailyDouble is reporting that Brand New will sell around 75-80k copies of The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me in its first week.
Rohan Kohli on 11/27/06 - 10:04 AM
HitsDailyDouble is predicting New Found Glory to sell around 40-50k copies of Coming Home in its first week.
Rohan Kohli on 09/20/06 - 03:57 PM
A new thing I want to do every Monday is post what new albums will be on sale this week. Info below, just trying to save everyone a few bucks. View all of the albums in stores tomorrow here.
New Releases On Sale (9/10-9/16)This Providence - This Providence $9.99 at Best Buy
John Mayer - Contiuum $9.99 at Best Buy, Target, and Circuit City
Sugarcult - Lights Out $9.99 at Best Buy and Target; $8.99 at Circuit City
The Mars Volta - Amputechture $9.99 at Best Buy and Target; $8.99 at Circuit City
Barenaked Ladies - Barenaked Ladies Are Me $11.99 at Best Buy, Target, and Circuit City
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds $9.99 at Best Buy, Target, and Circuit City
Papa Roach - The...
Drew Beringer on 09/11/06 - 06:34 PM
HitsDailyDouble is predicting Hellogoodbye to sell around 35-40k copies of Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! in its first week. Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! is in stores now.
Rohan Kohli on 08/10/06 - 12:46 PM
HitsDailyDouble is predicting that The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will sell around 20-25k copies of their debut album Don't You Fake It in its first week.
Rohan Kohli on 07/20/06 - 12:06 PM
Looks like the projections were right. Early soundscan reports show that Underoath scanned close to 100,000 copies of their new record Define the Great Line in its first week in stores.
Scott Weber on 06/27/06 - 05:04 PM
HitsDailyDouble is estimating that Underoath will sell over 100,000 copies of Define the Great Line in its first week. Define the Great Line is in stores now.

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Rohan Kohli on 06/21/06 - 08:30 PM
Cute Is What We Aim For launched a new website in support of their new album, The Same Old Blood Rush With A New Touch, which hit shelves today through Fueled By Ramen. You can purchase the album for $6.98 at Target and $7.99 at Best Buy!

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Frank Giaramita on 06/19/06 - 09:23 PM
Underoath have posted a new song on their PureVolume Page entitled "In Regards To Myself." Also look for Underoath to be hitting MTV's The Leak starting June 13th and the premiere of their video for "Writing on the Walls" on June 12th. Their new album Define The Great Line hits stores June 20th.
Gabe Gross on 06/08/06 - 06:43 PM
Taking Back Sunday's new album, Louder Now, is expected to sell around 175-185,000 copies in its first week, good enough for #2 on the charts.
Rohan Kohli on 04/26/06 - 12:22 PM
According to this BBC article, CD sales in the United States have shown a seven percent decrease from last year.
Ryan Imhof on 12/29/05 - 08:13 AM
Interested in who sold what last week? Of course you are. The following are the number of albums sold last week (and total) for the week ending 11/06/2005. Disappointed with the results? Keep buying the music you love.

Blink 182 - Greatest Hits: 71,575 (71,731)
Ashlee Simpson - I Am Me: 54,190 (348,006)
Fall Out Boy - From Under the Cork Tree: 43,955 (983,545)
Slipknot - 9.0: Live: 42,089 (42,206)
Nirvana - Silver-Best of the Box: 38,308 (38,374)
Green Day - American Idiot: 34,792 (4,545,722)
Coldplay - X&Y: 18,144 (2,305,017)
Death Cab For Cutie - Plans: 15,042 (289,972)
My Chemical Romance - Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge: 13,603 (1,132,164)
Avenged Sevenfold - City of...
Rohan Kohli on 11/11/05 - 08:43 PM
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