“Blown Away” ranked 16th in sales among albums last week, down from number nine a week ago. The album spent two weeks in the top spot on the Billboard 200.
On the country chart, the album dropped to number five this week. Lead single “Good Girl” dropped to number seven after hitting the top of the chart two weeks back.
As for the U.K. show, Carrie performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London Thursday night. According to her website, the show sold out within 90 minutes of tickets going on sale.
Next, Carrie heads to Australia to for four shows. And, don’t forget, she still has a show set for Reading, Pa., on Sept. 20. You can get ticket information here.
Other chart news:
* Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger” remains number one on Billboard’s adult contemporary singles chart for the third straight week. Meanwhile, her new single, “Dark Side,” moves up from 24 to 20 on the same chart.
* Haley Reinhart’s fine debut album is in danger of dropping out of the Billboard 200 after just four weeks. “Listen Up, which debuted at number 17, dropped from 96 to 170 on this week’s chart.
* Compared to other recent Idol album releases, Adam Lambert’s “Trespassing” is showing a fair amount of staying power on the Billboard 200. It’s spent five weeks on the chart and is now 68, down from 54 a week ago. And Adam will get a boost in publicity from his upcoming shows with Queen.
* Katharine McPhee’s “Touch Me” single took another big jump on the dance/club play chart, moving up from 12 to 7 this week. The song comes from the soundtrack for “Smash.”