Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Whitney Houston Re-Enters Top 10 on Billboard 200,Songs Top Digital Chart



    Late icon,Whitney Houston has re-entered the top 10 on BillBoard 200 .Following the death of the singer on Saturday, Feb. 11, the diva's "Whitney: The Greatest Hits" album re-enters the Billboard 200 chart at No. 6. It sold 64,000 copies in the U.S. (according to Nielsen SoundScan) in the tracking week that ended on Feb. 12 ,reflecting only one full day of sales after her passing.

  "Greatest Hits" posted a 10,419% gain over its previous week's sales, when it shifted just under 1,000.
     Houston also returns to the list with her 1986 debut "Whitney Houston" (No. 72 with 8,000; up 3,901%).
   According to Nielsen SoundScan, there were more Whitney albums purchased in past few days after her passing than during the years of 2011 and 2012 leading to her demise. Her records sold around 101,000 copies in total, which is 5,994% increase from the 2,000 sales number collected the week prior. 
   In terms of digital tracks, Houston sold a combined 887,000 downloads this past week , up from only 15,000 the week previous (a gain of 5,730%). Her biggest seller was her 1992 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single "I Will Always Love You," with 195,000 (up 6,724%). It debuts on the seven-year old Digital Songs Chart at No. 3.

   Whitney Houston's burial has been scheduled for this saturday at New Hope Baptist church in Newark,New Jersey.

2 comments:

  1. Rest in peace my idol

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  2. Whitney houston just too bad you ve to go so soon RIP

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