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J’s Alicia Keys, released late last year, is 2008’s top seller to date with 303k in sales, just ahead of tbd/ATO/RED’s Radiohead album, In Rainbows, at #2 with 272k.
ALICIA TOPS 2008 LEADER BOARD
Radiohead, Mary J. Blige, Juno and Taylor Swift Round Out Top 5

Just keep telling yourself: there are still 11 months to go.

 

J’s Alicia Keys, released late last year, is 2008’s top seller to date with 303k in sales, just ahead of tbd/ATO/RED’s Radiohead album, In Rainbows, at #2 with 272k.

 

Geffen’s Mary J. Blige (#3, 250k), Rhino’s Juno soundtrack (#4, 228k) and Big Machine’s Taylor Swift (150k) round out the Top 5.

 

The rest of the January Top 20 is as follows. Read it and weep:

 

6. Now 26 (EMM): 147k

7. Chris Brown, Exclusive (Jive/ZLG): 131k

8. Garth Brooks, Ultimate Hits (Pearl): 122k

9. Keyshia Cole, Just Like You (A&M): 119k

10. Colbie Caillat, Coco (Universal Republic): 116k

11. Hannah Montana 2 (Disney): 115k

12. Alvin & the Chipmunks (Razor & Tie):  111k

13. Eagles, Long Road Out of Eden (ERC): 110k

14. Fergie, Dutchess (A&M) 105k

15. Sugarland, Enjoy the Ride (Mercury Nashville)

16. OneRepublic, Dreaming Out Loud  (Interscope): 98k

17. Carrie Underwood, Carnival Ride (Arista Nashville): 91k

18. High School Musical 2 (Disney): 90k

19. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Nonesuch): 89k

20. Lupe Fiasco, Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool (Atlantic): 88k

 

 

 

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