Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Adele Stays at Number 1, Sells Another 100K, Tramples Rihanna, Bieber

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The Adele phenom continues.

She’s number 1 again this week, selling over 100K CDs and digital downloads. She even had enough streams to finish at the top of that chart on hitsdailydouble. Adele also around 20,000 in sales of prior albums.

Justin Bieber and Rihanna were far in the distance. Rihanna sold 33,500 copies of “Anti.” Justin Bieber moved about 20,900 copies of “Purpose.” Bieber streamed around 50,000 times. But it wasn’t enough to overcome Adele.

Sales were pretty lackluster elsewhere on the chart. The number 50 entry, One Direction’s “Made in the AM,” sold just under 6,000 copies.

Roger Friedman
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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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