Monday, April 15, 2024

Adele May Have Sold Another 1 Million Albums in Her Second Chart Week


Adele, Adele. So many Adele stories! Will babies be named Adele this year? No one’s been named Adele since 1950.

But now, everything has changed. Hello!

Our Adele may have sold another 1 million copies of “25” in her second chart week. With 68% of precincts counted. hitsdailydouble already has her at 564,968. The target is 900,000 by end of day Thursday. If she actually hits 1 million, the Sony building will spin on its axis.

Meantime, Bieber fever is calmed way down, although he may sell 90,000 copies of “Porpoise” this week. Not bad. One Direction will do around 50,000. Christmas albums are starting to jam the charts.

No sign of Rihanna, and now I don’t think it will happen until January. Still can’t figure out the Samsung thing unlocking whatever. Let’s have a hit record already. Loved “The Monster.”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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