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Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:56 pm

seems like a merry elvis Christmas for sony each and every holiday season...they must just love it, no promotion and the sales continue to rise :D

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:09 pm

escapeguy wrote:
Jaime1234 wrote:This just in!! Top Soundscan album selling artists since it began, in 1991


1) Garth Brooks 68,634,000
2) Beatles 64,300,000
3) Mariah Carey 54,000,000
4) Metallica 53,850,000
5) Celine Dion 51,800,000
6) George Strait 44,440,000
7) Eminem 42,307,000
8) Tim McGraw 41,599,000
9) Alan Jackson 40,000,000
10) Pink Floyd 37,228,000
11) Elvis Presley (35,550,000)
12) U2 (34,715,000)
13) Kenny G (34,248,000)
14) Shania Twain (34,250,000)
15) Michael Jackson (32,722,000)
16) Britney Spears (32,500,000)
17) AC/DC (31,901,000)
18) Aerosmith (31,702,000)
19) Pearl Jam (31,324,000)
20) Dave Matthews Band (31,151,000)


What I find interesting most is that Elvis had been dead almost 20 years before this new system even started and He is the only one on it that I know of who has been not actively recording since its inception and look at how high he charts. AWESOME!


The Beatles have not been actively recording since 1970.

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:46 pm

Pete Dube wrote:
escapeguy wrote:
Jaime1234 wrote:This just in!! Top Soundscan album selling artists since it began, in 1991


1) Garth Brooks 68,634,000
2) Beatles 64,300,000
3) Mariah Carey 54,000,000
4) Metallica 53,850,000
5) Celine Dion 51,800,000
6) George Strait 44,440,000
7) Eminem 42,307,000
8) Tim McGraw 41,599,000
9) Alan Jackson 40,000,000
10) Pink Floyd 37,228,000
11) Elvis Presley (35,550,000)
12) U2 (34,715,000)
13) Kenny G (34,248,000)
14) Shania Twain (34,250,000)
15) Michael Jackson (32,722,000)
16) Britney Spears (32,500,000)
17) AC/DC (31,901,000)
18) Aerosmith (31,702,000)
19) Pearl Jam (31,324,000)
20) Dave Matthews Band (31,151,000)


What I find interesting most is that Elvis had been dead almost 20 years before this new system even started and He is the only one on it that I know of who has been not actively recording since its inception and look at how high he charts. AWESOME!


The Beatles have not been actively recording since 1970.


True, but its 4 original members, with the exception of John Lennon, were all actively touring and promoting their music, at every concert, themselves ( not via ETA's) and not just since the inception of Soundscan, in 1991, but all the way until Harrison's own death. Since then, the last two surviving members continue to tour, heavily in Pau'ls case, their repertoire always, invariably and understandably including renditions of their original recordings. They could have their cake and eat it, too....

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:29 pm

from billboard posted today;

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/ ... est-albums

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:19 pm

ELVIS PRESLEY - THE NATION'S FAVOURITE ELVIS SONGS

Silver Certification (Album) 22 November 2013

SONY MUSIC (RCA)

Released 04 November 2013

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:44 pm

Wonderful!! In addition, we´re back at number one, in this week´s Billboard Music Video chart, with "Elvis on tour" I wonder what are the chances of getting to the top of the UK singles charts with Susan Boyle, once their duet is released?.

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:22 pm

Jaime1234 wrote:Wonderful!! In addition, we´re back at number one, in this week´s Billboard Music Video chart, with "Elvis on tour" I wonder what are the chances of getting to the top of the UK singles charts with Susan Boyle, once their duet is released?.


An excellent chance. Susan Boyle is scheduled to sing 'O Come All Ye Faithfull' during the X Factor TV Show on the day of its release. That alone should propel sales.

Brian

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:18 pm

Jaime1234 wrote: In addition, we´re back at number one, in this week´s Billboard Music Video chart, with "Elvis on tour" .


Jamie1234 are you sure Elvis is No1 in the Music Video chart this week as this is the Top 20 as far as i can gather from UKMix?

1 New 1 Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live The Rolling Stones
2 3 5 Night Train To Georgia Jason Aldean
3 2 2 Hear My Train A Comin' Jimi Hendrix
4 1 3 Live At Luna Park Dream Theater
5 5 77 Up All Night: The Live Tour One Direction
6 10 29 History Of The Eagles: The Story Of An American Band Eagles
7 19 27 Farewell Concert The Statler Brothers
8 4 3 Springsteen & I Bruce Springsteen
9 7 14 The Blown Away Tour: Live Carrie Underwood
10 11 3 On This Winter's Night Lady Antebellum
11 15 103 Live At The Royal Albert Hall Adele
12 16 5 Inspired: Songs Of Faith & Family Joey + Rory
13 14 3 Move Me Brightly: A Documentary Concert Film CelebratinG Jerry Garcia's 70t Various Artists
14 9 3 Home For Christmas: Live From Dublin Celtic Woman
15 21 3 Mahalia Jackson Sings Ths Songs Of Christmas Mahalia Jackson
16 13 8 Bill & Gloria Gaither Presents: Women Of Homecoming: Volume Two Bill & Gloria Gaither
17 12 8 Bill & Gloria Gaither Presents: Women Of Homecoming: Volume One Bill & Gloria Gaither
18 31 4 Viva! Hysteria: Live At The Joint, Las Vegas Def Leppard
19 ReEntry 2 Hymns From Home The Collingsworth Family
20 17 3 Tour De Force: Live In London: Royal Albert Hall Joe Bonamassa

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:26 pm

Sorry, I got into the wrong thread, and read it had re-entered at nyber one, it must have been a post from a previous Billboard 200 thread on UK mix.

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:10 am

Jaime1234 wrote:Sorry, I got into the wrong thread, and read it had re-entered at nyber one, it must have been a post from a previous Billboard 200 thread on UK mix.


The internet is such a great resource esp when it comes to establishing the facts! Suprising that no-one noticed before me. Cheers Jamie.

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:26 pm

Elvis in Canada

2 RCA 5 PRESLEY*ELVIS WHITE CHRISTMAS 1,384 57 884 100,257
Qualify for Platinum

2 CMC 34 17 PRESLEY*ELVIS HOLIDAY COLLECTION-CO 599 52 393 58,864 x 3 CD = 176,592 Qualify for Platinum

1 INDY 108 PRESLEY*ELVIS NOEL AVEC ELVIS 193 819 21 3,307

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:04 am

Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for 30 November 2013
It's Christmas Time' rises from #127 to #69
The same album also rises from #12 to #10 on the Catalog Album Chart
Finally it remains at #14 on the Holiday Albums Chart

Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' is a new entry at #147 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
It also rises from 33 to 25 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further rises from 170 to 122 on
the Current Album Chart. Finally it drops from 26 to 27 on the Holiday Albums Chart

The Classic Christmas Album' rises from #49 to #35 on the Top Country Album Chart

Blue Christmas Single re-enters the Holiday Digital Songs Chart at #38

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:10 pm

kriss wrote:Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for 30 November 2013
It's Christmas Time' rises from #127 to #69
The same album also rises from #12 to #10 on the Catalog Album Chart
Finally it remains at #14 on the Holiday Albums Chart

Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' is a new entry at #147 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
It also rises from 33 to 25 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further rises from 170 to 122 on
the Current Album Chart. Finally it drops from 26 to 27 on the Holiday Albums Chart

The Classic Christmas Album' rises from #49 to #35 on the Top Country Album Chart

Blue Christmas Single re-enters the Holiday Digital Songs Chart at #38


Already posted kriss at the bottom of page 32. Thanks anyway.

Brian

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:16 pm

Brian Quinn wrote:
kriss wrote:Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for 30 November 2013
It's Christmas Time' rises from #127 to #69
The same album also rises from #12 to #10 on the Catalog Album Chart
Finally it remains at #14 on the Holiday Albums Chart

Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' is a new entry at #147 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
It also rises from 33 to 25 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further rises from 170 to 122 on
the Current Album Chart. Finally it drops from 26 to 27 on the Holiday Albums Chart

The Classic Christmas Album' rises from #49 to #35 on the Top Country Album Chart

Blue Christmas Single re-enters the Holiday Digital Songs Chart at #38


Already posted kriss at the bottom of page 32. Thanks anyway.

Brian


Sorry Brian.

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:18 am

'It's Christmas Time' rises from 69 to 53 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for w/e 7th December, 2013. It also rises from 10 to 7 on the Catalog Album Chart and remains at 14 on the Holiday Albums Chart.

'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' rises from 147 to 134 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. It also rises from 25 to 21 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further rises from 122 to 114 on the Current Album Chart and drops from 27 to 29 on the Holiday Albums Chart.

'The Classic Christmas Album' re-enters The Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at 188 and rises from 35 to 28 on the Top Country Album Chart. 'Blue Christmas (Single) rises from 38 to 35 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart.

'He Touched Me' - The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Vols. 1 & 2) re-enters the Top Video Sales Chart at 13.

'Elvis Lives' re-enters the Top Video Sales Chart at 20.

Brian
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Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:22 am

Brian Quinn wrote:'It's Christmas Time' rises from 69 to 53 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for w/e 7th December, 2013. It also rises from 10 to 7 on the Catalog Album Chart and remains at 14 on the Holiday Albums Chart.

'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' rises from 147 to 134 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. It also rises from 25 to 21 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further rises from 122 to 114 on the Current Album Chart and drops from 27 to 29 on the Holiday Albums Chart.

'The Classic Christmas Album' re-enters The Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at 188 and rises from 35 to 28 on the Top Country Album Chart.

'Blue Christmas (Single) rises from 38 to 35 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart.

'He Touched Me' - The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Vols. 1 & 2) re-enters the Top Video Sales Chart at 13.

'Elvis Lives' re-enters the Top Video Sales Chart at 20.

Brian


many thanks Brian!!

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:41 pm

'It's Christmas Time' drops from 53 to 86 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for w/e 14th December, 2013. It also drops from 7 to 13 on the Catalog Album Chart and drops from 14 to 19 on the Holiday Album Chart.

'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' drops from 134 to 142 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. It also drops from 21 to 22 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further drops from 114 to 115 on the Current Album Chart and drops from 29 to 30 on the Holiday Album Chart.

'The Classic Christmas Album' rises from 188 to 175 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and rises from 143 to 137 on the Current Album Chart. Actually this is a mistake by Billboard as Holiday Albums should be transferred from the Top 200 List after 12 months and this album was released in 2012. Hence it is duplicated on the Catalog Album Chart at No.155 selling some 6,041 units with a grand total of 28,978 units.

'Blue Christmas (Single) rises from 35 to 22 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart; re-enters the Holiday 100 Singles Chart at 16 and re-enters the Holiday Airplay Chart at 19.

'Here Comes Santa Claus' re-enters the Holiday 100 Singles Chart at 60.

'He Touched Me' - The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Vols. 1 & 2) drops from 13 to 21 on the Top Video Sales Chart.

'Elvis Lives' drops from 20 to 24 on the Top Video Sales Chart.

Brian
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Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:35 am

Brian Quinn wrote:'It's Christmas Time' drops from 53 to 86 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for w/e 14th December, 2013. It also drops from 7 to 13 on the Catalog Album Chart and drops from 14 to 19 on the Holiday Album Chart.

'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' drops from 134 to 142 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. It also drops from 21 to 22 on the Top Country Album Chart. It further drops from 114 to 115 on the Current Album Chart and drops from 29 to 30 on the Holiday Album Chart.

'The Classic Christmas Album' rises from 188 to 175 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and rises from 143 to 137 on the Current Album Chart.

'Blue Christmas (Single) rises from 35 to 22 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart; re-enters the Holiday 100 Singles Chart at 16 and re-enters the Holiday Airplay Chart at 19.

'Here Comes Santa Claus' re-enters the Holiday 100 Singles Chart at 60.

'He Touched Me' - The Gospel Music Of Elvis Presley (Vols. 1 & 2) drops from 13 to 21 on the Top Video Sales Chart.

'Elvis Lives' drops from 20 to 24 on the Top Video Sales Chart.

Brian


Nice, I love that comp it deserves to sell much more than "It's Christmas Time".

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:25 pm

'It's Christmas Time' rises from 86 to 41 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for w/e 21st December, 2013. It also rises from 13 to 7 on the Catalog Album Chart and rises from 19 to 13 on the Holiday Album Chart.

'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' rises from 142 to 101 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. It also rises from 22 to 13 on the Top Country Album Chart. It also drops from 30 to 32 on the Holiday Album Chart.

'The Classic Christmas Album' rises from 175 to 125 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and rises from 26 to 19 on the Top Country Album Chart.

'Blue Christmas (Single) rises from 22 to 20 on the Holiday Digital Songs Chart; drops from 16 to 17 on the Holiday 100 Singles Chart and remains on the Holiday Airplay Chart at 19.

'Here Comes Santa Claus' rises from 61 to 49 on the Holiday 100 Singles Chart.

More chart information as and when it becomes available.

Brian

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:18 pm

"It's Christmas time" rises to its all time high at the Billboard 200 chart at #41!!! Maybe next week it shall continue rising, all points to that actually taking place, especially if stock continues to be available at stores and we will have ourselves another top forty album!! And Hits Daily Double did not have it inside its own top 50. I wonder why this happens sometimes...

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:17 am

Jaime1234 wrote:"It's Christmas time" rises to its all time high at the Billboard 200 chart at #41!!! Maybe next week it shall continue rising, all points to that actually taking place, especially if stock continues to be available at stores and we will have ourselves another top forty album!! And Hits Daily Double did not have it inside its own top 50. I wonder why this happens sometimes...


Jaime,

I have e-mailed Hits daily Double to find out why there is such a large discrepancy.

Brian

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:29 am

Brian Quinn wrote:'It's Christmas Time' rises from 86 to 41 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
Brian Quinn wrote:'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' rises from 142 to 101 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
Brian Quinn wrote:'The Classic Christmas Album' rises from 175 to 125 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart


what artist holds the record for the most charted CHRISTMAS ALBUMS in the BILLBOARD 200 in any given week during the holiday season??

unrelated to the above question and correct me if I`m wrong, but I`m pretty sure Elvis must hold the record for the most album titles in the Billboard 200 at one time following his death??

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:24 am

Brian Quinn wrote:
Jaime1234 wrote:"It's Christmas time" rises to its all time high at the Billboard 200 chart at #41!!! Maybe next week it shall continue rising, all points to that actually taking place, especially if stock continues to be available at stores and we will have ourselves another top forty album!! And Hits Daily Double did not have it inside its own top 50. I wonder why this happens sometimes...


Jaime,

I have e-mailed Hits daily Double to find out why there is such a large discrepancy.

Brian


Good idea!!

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:40 am

sweetangeline wrote:
Brian Quinn wrote:'It's Christmas Time' rises from 86 to 41 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
Brian Quinn wrote:'Merry Christmas, Love Elvis' rises from 142 to 101 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart
Brian Quinn wrote:'The Classic Christmas Album' rises from 175 to 125 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart


what artist holds the record for the most charted CHRISTMAS ALBUMS in the BILLBOARD 200 in any given week during the holiday season??

unrelated to the above question and correct me if I`m wrong, but I`m pretty sure Elvis must hold the record for the most album titles in the Billboard 200 at one time following his death??


On this weeks Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, Mannheim Steamroller have 4 and the Trans Siberian Orchestra also have 4. Not sure if Elvis ever had more than four Christmas titles in any one week.

I suspect Michael Jackson holds the record for the most albums on the Billboard Top 200 following his death. However, it must be remembered that Jackson was mainly pop and R & B.

http://www.hitsdailydouble.com/sales/archcht.cgi?cht351

The following posting from the late likethebike may throw some light on the issue:

Re: BILLBOARD TOP 200 LP CHART FOLLOWING NEWS OF HIS DEATH??

Postby likethebike » Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:59 am

"Moody Blue #3, Elvis in Concert #5, Welcome to My World #71 September rechart, Worldwide Gold Award Hits #83, Elvis' Golden Records #63, Elvis' Golden Records Vol. 3 #64, Elvis: A Legendary Performer Vol. 1 #62. That's Billboard pop. Cashbox pop added Aloha From Hawaii #151, Pure Gold #164, How Great Thou Art #156, and Elvis as Recorded at Madison Square Garden #167.

On the Billboard Country Chart Pure Gold hit #5. His Hand in Mine #7, A Legendary Performer Vol. 2 #9, in addition to new chart positions for The Sun Sessions, #16, Today #19, and From Elvis Presley Boulevard #29 as well better positions for many of the LPs listed above including Moody Blue and Elvis in Concert which topped that chart. For the week of 10/29/1977 Elvis had 12 of the Top 30 Billboard Country LPs and two weeks later retained 12 of the Top 32 positions although some titles had shifted.

In total there were seven LPs that were on the Billboard Pop Charts in the weeks following Elvis' death, Another four made the Cashbox listings. And another five made the Billboard C/W chart. Additionally, that winter Elvis' two country LPs made the Billboard Country Chart (Wonderful World of Christmas and the Cashbox pop chart (the 1970 LP).

The quantity probably would have been greater but many of Elvis' lesser known LPs were probably not in stock at enough retailers to gain a chart position and the Camden/by then Pickwick titles, which were widely available, were too low priced to make an imprint on the charts."

Brian

Re: SoundScan (US) sales-figures

Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:23 pm

"It's Christmas Time" is set to again be in the running to enter the Billboard top 40, for the first time, this week. It is Currently at #36 at Hitsdailydouble. http://www.hitsdailydouble.com/sales/salescht.cgi. Incidentally, The Elvis Classic Christmas Album is high up on the iTunes chart album list, at #45.

What I find amazing is that Garth Brooks' latest album is NOT in the hitsdailydouble list. Either it must be an oversight or Walmart didn't request more than 500,000 copies of the 8 disk set, and they're out of stock.