www.411mania.com
|  News |  Album Reviews |  Columns |  News Report |  Hall Of Fame |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Top 10 Coolest Things About Man Of Steel
MUSIC
// Lady Gaga Instagrams Pic of Her Booty In Underwear
WRESTLING
// WWE Talent Happy With WrestleMania Payoffs
MMA
// Did Henderson vs. dos Anjos Get Stopped Too Early or Not?
GAMES
// 411 Games Fact or Fiction: Are we getting excited about WWE 2K15?


CD REVIEWS  CD REVIEWS
//  Opeth - Pale Communion Review
//  Wiz Khalifa - Blacc Hollywood Review [2]
//  Wiz Khalifa - Blacc Hollywood Review
//  The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt Review
//  Godsmack - 1000hp Review
//  Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty Review
 HOT ARTISTS
//  Kanye West
//  Rihanna
//  Nicki Minaj
//  Lil Wayne
//  Lady GaGa
SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » Music » News

Advertisement
Taylor Swift Likely For Sixth Week At #1 On Billboard 200
Posted by Joseph Lee on 12.22.2012



Billboard reports that Taylor Swift's Red could be headed toward a sixth non-consecutive week at #1 on the Billboard 200. The album is predicted to sell between 260,000 and 290,000.

Only two new albums will likely appear in in the top ten. These include T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head (155,000 to 175,000) and the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief 24-song benefit album (100,000 to 130,000). The number for the 12-12-12 album was actually down some from earlier predictions on Wednesday, where it was tracking at 150,000. It will be helped by around 60,000 in pre-orders in the iTunes store, which may not all become sales.

Next week's chart will be revealed on Thursday instead of Wednesday due to the Christmas holiday.

The only album not on the Building Chart is Michael Buble's 2011 album Christmas, because the chart doesn't include albums released eighteen months ago or in the last holiday season for Christmas albums. Since the Billboard 200 does include older albums, expect to see Christmas in the top ten, selling around 135,000 to 150,000. The Building chart actually shows T.I.'s album as above Swift's, but Red is still set to take #1.

Here's the top ten predicted albums, with last week's rank in parenthesis.

1. Taylor Swift - Red (#1)
2. T.I. - Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head (NEW)
3. Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox (#2)
4. Various Artists - 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief (NEW)
5. One Direction - Take Me Home (#3)
6. Rod Stewart - Merry Christmas, Baby (#4)
7. Phillip Phillips - The World From The Side of the Moon (#6)
8. Blink 182 - Dogs Eating Dogs (NEW)
9. Various Artists - Now 44 (#11)
10. Lady Antebellum - On This Winter's Night (#9)

It should be noted that the Building Chart reflects the first four days (Monday through Thursday) of SoundScan's tracking week (which ends Sunday) as reported by six major merchants: iTunes, Trans World Entertainment, Best Buy, Starbucks, Target and Anderson Merchandisers. Billboard estimates that they make up about 85% of all U.S. album sales.





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

10 Coolest Things About Man Of Steel

Henderson v. Anjos: Stopped Too Early?

dos Anjos: Never Sleep on Underdogs


comments powered by Disqus












www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.