In the first chart update of the day our expert PierPinto brings some news about the United World Chart and more updates from all over the world.
“It’s no surprise that Madonna tops the global album-chart this week with her new effort “Confessions On
A Dance Floor” – United World Chart reports today – “the album gets a furious start with first-week sales of 1.233.000 copies and besting the nearest competition by more than 900.000!
It is also the second biggest weekly sales by an album this year after Coldplay’s “X&Y“, which sold 1.643.000 copies in the week 25.
Carrie Underwood’s debut “Some Hearts” storms at no.2 (320.000 copies) following by Green Day’s live-set
“Bullet In A Bible“, which bows at no.3 (249.000 copies).
Speaking of singles, Madonna breaks a record: in the second week at no.1, her “Hung Up” grows 7,5% to 517.000 points – never before a track had so much points in a week.
“Hung Up” sold more than 250.000 singles and downloads during the last week
and gets enormous airplay around the world.
Far behind follows Robbie Williams’ “Tripping” at no.2 (down 4% to 273.000 points) and “Don’t Cha” from the Pussycat Dolls is still at no.3 (down 7% to 248.000 points). Also James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful” remains steady at no.4 (down 0,5% to 223.000 points) with biggest climber of the week being “My Humps” from the Black Eyed Peas, which bolts from no.14 to no.5 on a 49% increase to 215.000 points.
• UNITED WORLD CHART
Top 40 World Album Sales
(November 25-2005) 1-
Top 40 Tracks
Top 25 Track Sales
Top 40 Albums
Top 20 Singles Sales
Top 20 Airplay (Nielsen Music Control)
Top 50 Dance Play
Albums Peak Position
Top 40 Albums
Top 10 Singles Sales
Top 40 Airplay
Top 40 Dance Play
“The Immaculate Collection” is back in the Top 200 at #175.
This makes 588 weeks in the Top 200 for Madonna’s first compilation album.
Top 200 Chart History 2005
(RE January 3- 2005)128-131-133-152-159-150-157-191-//(February 28-2005)
(RE April 25-2005) 102-199-198-197-//( May 23-2005)
(RE July 11-2005) 83-85-117-136-156-141-198-//( August 29-2005)
(RE November 20-2005) 175-
Warner Singapore reports that “Confessions” has been already certified Gold (7,500 copies) and it is expected to reach the Platinum status soon (15,000).
Thanks to AaronJ from MadonnaNation.
• Note: UNITED WORLD CHART
The United World Chart Top 40 Tracks is compiled by Media Traffic according to global airplay, single-sales data, paid downloads and votes.
The Top 25 Track Sales is compiled by Media Trafic according to global single-sales data, paid downloads and national sales charts.
Important sources include:
IFPI, Music Control, Nielsen SoundScan & Broadcast Data System (USA, Canada)
Oricon & SoundScan (Japan)
Official UK Charts Company (United Kingdom)
Media Control (Austria, Germany, Switzerlans)
AFYVE & Media Control (Spain)
FIMI / AC Nielsen (Italy)
Hot100 Br@sil (Brazil)
Mega Charts BV (Netherlands)
Verdens Gang (Norway)
AC Nielsen (Denmark, Belgium)
RiaNZ (NEW ZEALAND), and others.