Weekly Register: Kellie Pickler’s ‘The Woman I Am’

rs_600x600-131111113012-600.kellie-pickler.cm.111113Without the boost from the CMA Awards, sales have slumped this week with overall album sales down 5 percent from last week and Country album sales down 8 percent this week.

Kellie Pickler’s The Woman I Am (Black River Entertainment) is the top Country debut this week, coming in at No. 4 (No. 19 overall) with 16k units sold. The American Idol album co-wrote the album’s title track with husband Kyle Jacobs. Click here to check out the album’s track listing.

With the holiday season upon us, several Christmas albums appear on this week’s chart, including Alabama’s Classic Christmas Album (Sony Legacy) at No. 59, selling 1.7k units RTD. Noteworthy catalog Country Christmas albums include Blake Shelton’s Cheers, It’s Christmas (Warner Bros.), selling 445k units RTD and Lady Antebellum’s On This Winter’s Night (Capitol), selling 457k units RTD.

For the third consecutive week, The Robertsons’ Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas (Universal Music Group Nashville) is the top Country album (No. 4 overall), selling another 66k units (200k RTD). Lady Antebellum’s Golden earns a special mention this week, jumping from No. 26 to No. 6 with the Deluxe Edition release of their album (458k RTD).

Lady Gaga’s Artpop is the top overall album, with the singer’s little monsters buying 258k units in its debut week. The pop star’s album sales are a far cry from the 1.1 million units her last album, Born This Way, sold in its debut week. YTD, album sales are down 7.1 percent while Country album sales are down 8.7 percent.

albums (1)tracksFlorida Georgia Line’s “Stay” is the top Country track this week (No. 20 overall), selling 51k units (371k RTD). Meanwhile, the top Country debut is Jake Owen’s “Beachin,’” coming in at No. 37 with 9.7k units sold.

Eminem and Rihanna’s “The Monster” retakes the No. 1 spot as the overall track this week, selling another 211k units (687k RTD). YTD, overall track sales are down 4.1 percent, while Country track sales are up 1.2 percent. 

Next week’s Country debuts include Chris Weaver Band’s American Dreamer, Sarah Darling’s Have A Merry Little Christmas Darling and Danielle Bradbery’s self titled album.


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