Quantcast
Biggest increase of the week is scored by Columbia’s Train, who move #42-27, +36%, thanks to an iTunes session and $7.99 sale for the album.

SARA SMILES

Sara Bareilles Debuts #1, Stone Sour, Anberlin, Interpol Bow Top 10
She's gotta have Heart.

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles’ sophomore Epic Records album Kaleidoscope Heart, debuts at #1 this week on the HITS Top 50 sales chart, with a total of 92k.

Her previous album, 2007’s Little Voice, which boasted the Top 5 single, “Love Song,” peaked at #7.

Shady/Aftermath/Interscope two-time VMA winner Eminem’s Recovery is back at #2, adding another 81k, raising its total to 2.5m, putting it within 100k of year-leader Lady Antebellum.

Capitol/EMI sports the next two entries, with Now 35 (#3) and Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream, as last week’s chart-topper, Reprise’s Disturbed, rounds out the Top 5.

Roadrunner veteran metal group Stone Sour’s Audio Secrecy is the other Top 10 newcomer at #6, along with Universal Republic’s Anberlin (#8) and Matador indie stalwarts Interpol (#9).

Island/IDJ’s unstoppable Justin Bieber (#7) and Walt Disney’s Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (#10) complete the leader board.

Other Top 50 debuts go to Verve/UME rock legend Jerry Lee LewisMean Old Man (#28), Interscope’s Robyn sequel to Body Talk (#38), Rhymesayer/ILG’s Atmosphere (#39) and VMA stars Florence + the Machine’s Universal Republic album Lungs (#45).

Universal Republic star Enrique IglesiasEuphoria re-enters this week at #44.

Biggest increase of the week is scored by Columbia’s Train, who move #42-27, +36%, thanks to an iTunes session and $7.99 sale for the album.

Nonesuch’s Black Keys (#39-32, +21%), Bieber (+21%), Merge’s Arcade Fire (#21-12, +18%) and Disney’s Camp Rock 2 (+10%) are the other double-digit gainers of the week.

Arriving in stores  this week are Warner Bros.Linkin Park, Atlantic’s Trey Songz, Island/IDJ’s Brandon Flowers, Epitaph’s Weezer, Mercury Nashville’s Jamey Johnson and Rounder’s Robert Plant.

TOP 20: HOUSE
ON A HILL
Harry is popular. (5/26a)
SONG REVENUE: HIGHFLIERS
A combined 30 of 50 (5/26a)
NEAR TRUTHS:
SAFE KEEPING
What's the big deal? I.B. Bad has the answers. (5/26a)
STRINGER TOUTS SONY MUSIC TO SHAREHOLDERS
Rob lays out the company strategy (5/26a)
EVP STRIPES FOR UMe'S MURTHY
A total pro gets her due. We bow down. (5/26a)
SUPERSTAR RELEASES
Who's next?
MUSIC BIZ SPECIAL
It's Comic-Con for numbers geeks.
THE BIG CHEESE
Theories of evolution from 30,000 feet.
THE NEXT GIANT DEAL
A&R in overdrive.
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)