Ne-Yo, Aerosmith Score Top 5 Debuts
November 14, 2012


Ne-Yo
Taylor Swift's Red holds down the #1 spot on the sales chart once again this week by shifting another 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Red is now the first album from Swift to spend its first three straight weeks at #1, and it has sold 1.7 million copies to date. Coming in at #2 this week is the latest NOW 44 collection, which arrives with 99,000 sold, marking the 43rd straight title in the NOW series to debut in the Top 10. Rod Stewart occupies the #3 slot with Merry Christmas, Baby, selling 74,000 in its second frame, and R&B crooner Ne-Yo scores a #4 bow this week with his new album - also called R.E.D. - moving 66,000 units. R.E.D. is Ne-Yo's fifth straight Top 10 album. Taking a bow at #5, Aerosmith returns with its first album of original material since 2001 with Music From Another Dimension. The CD sold 63,000 copies in its opening week.

In the back half of the Top 10, Jason Aldean's Night Train chugs to #6 this week with 48,000, Mumford & Sons' Babel holds at #7 with just over 41,000, and Meek Mill's Dreams and Nightmares is #8 with just about 41,000 sold. Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City descends to #9 this week with 40,000, and Christian band Third Day takes a bow at #10 with their album, Miracle, shifting 29,000 units.




 
Music News
Weezer Goes "Back To The Shack"
Quick Hits: Avicii, iTunes Festival, Adam Levine, The Script, Demi Lovato, Johnny Marr
Upcoming Maroon 5 Album Features Gwen Stefani Duet
The Week In Review: 7/14-7/18
Quick Hits: Beyonce, Teen Choice Awards, Aaliyah, The Roots
Beyoncé Leads 2014 MTV Video Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kanye West & Iggy Azalea, Busta Rhymes, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Johnny Winter
Sia's 1000 Forms Of Fear Is #1
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Tool, Jason Mraz, David Bowie
Train Announces Bulletproof Picasso
Quick Hits: Drake, Blink-182, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale, Gerard Way, Cold War Kids, Alex & Sierra, Polaris Music Prize
Tommy Ramone Dead At Age 65
Quick Hits: Justin Timberlake, Metallica, Radiohead, Halestorm, Kiss, Interpol
Dave Grohl Talks Sonic Highways At HBO Event
The Week In Review: 7/7-7/11
Breaking News
Evolve Music Group Signs Worldwide Agreement With Capitol Music Group
Second Annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute Underway
2014 Conclave Learning Conference Dates Announced
In Brief - July 21, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
July 18, 2014
Hubbard Radio Elevates Drew Horowitz To President/COO
The Week In Review: 7/14-7/18
CCM+E Names Jeff Davis OM For Greenville & Asheville Markets
Tony Cortez Upped to APD At KTFM/San Antonio
In Brief - July 18, 2014
July 17, 2014
Report: Driving Radio's Value With U.S. Auto Buyers
In Brief - July 17, 2014
July 16, 2014
Study: Coleman Insights And knowDigital Find Opportunity For NextRadio
In Brief - July 16, 2014
July 15, 2014
CCM+E Austin Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director For KHFI & KPEZ
Westwood One Partners With Radio Industry To Support NextRadio Funding
Triton Digital Releases May Top 20 Rankers
Nashville's Own Meghan Trainor Hears "Bass" For The First Time On 107.5 The River
In Brief - July 15, 2014
July 14, 2014
Rob Morris Named VP/Programming, CBS Radio Tampa Bay
Eric Wong Promoted To EVP/GM At Island Records
Bob Pittman And Dan Mason Headline 2014 Radio Show Super Session
In Brief - July 14, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
July 11, 2014
FMQB NOW

Chase Murphy, PD
KXXM, KQXT/San Antonio

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!