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Tom Petty’s ‘Live at the Fillmore’ Lights up Billboard Charts, Debuts In Top 10 on Album Sales

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ archival launch Live on the Fillmore, 1997 debuts within the high 10 throughout a variety of Billboard charts (all dated Dec. 10), together with Top Album Sales, Top Current Album Sales, Top Rock & Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums and Tastemaker Albums. It additionally launches within the high 40 of the all-genre Billboard 200, arriving at No. 35 — Petty’s twenty first high 40 album.


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Also within the high 10 on Top Album Sales: Taylor Swift’s Midnights holds at No. 1 for a sixth consecutive week because it surpasses 1.5 million in U.S. gross sales whereas the Cure’s Wish re-enters at No. 4 after its thirtieth anniversary reissue. Plus, Matteo, Andrea and Virginia Bocelli’s A Family Christmas hits the highest 10 for the primary time because it jumps 38-5 following the trio’s look on CBS’ Sunday Morning (Nov. 27) and NBC’s Christmas at Rockefeller Center particular (Nov. 30).

Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week primarily based solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to May 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece rely info from SoundScan, now Luminate. Pure album gross sales have been the only real measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart by means of the record dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a technique that blends album gross sales with monitor equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.

Top Current Album Sales lists the week’s best-selling present (not catalog, or older albums) albums by conventional album gross sales. Independent Albums displays the week’s hottest albums, by items, launched by unbiased report labels.  Vinyl Albums tallies the top-selling vinyl albums of the week. Tastemaker Albums ranks the week’s best-selling albums at unbiased and small chain report shops.

Live on the Fillmore, 1997 – which commemorates Petty’s 20-show run on the historic theater in 1997 – offered 16,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending Dec. 1, in response to Luminate. Live on the Fillmore was out there in a number of configurations (with both 33 tracks on an ordinary version or 58 tracks on an expanded model) that ranged in worth from a fundamental $20 digital obtain album to a $550 uber deluxe collector’s boxed set with six vinyl LPs. All variations of the album are tracked collectively for gross sales and charting functions.

Of Live on the Fillmore’s 16,000 offered, bodily gross sales comprise 14,000 (with 9,000 on CD and 5,000 on vinyl) and digital album obtain gross sales comprise 2,000. The set options reside takes of such songs as “American Girl,” “Free Fallin’” and “Mary Jane’s Last Dance.”

At No. 1 on Top Album Sales, Swift’s Midnights holds atop the record for a sixth straight week (60,000 offered; up 5%). It’s the primary album to promote at the least 50,000 copies in every of its first six weeks of launch in practically a yr, since Adele’s 30 additionally offered 50,000-plus in its first six frames (Dec. 4, 2021-Jan. 8, 2022-dated charts).

Midnights’ whole U.S. gross sales now stand at 1.525 million – greater than twice the gross sales of yr’s second-largest promoting album, Harry Styles’ Harry’s House (678,000).

Michael Jackson’s Thriller is a non-mover on Top Album Sales with 18,000 offered (down 35%).

The Cure’s Wish re-enters Top Album Sales at No. 4 with 15,000 offered (up from a negligible sum the earlier week) following its thirtieth anniversary reissue. The set, initially launched in 1992, debuted and peaked at No. 2 on Top Album Sales and the Billboard 200. It’s the highest-charting effort for the act on the latter record.

Matteo, Andrea and Virginia Bocelli’s A Family Christmas vaults from No. 38 to No. 5 on Top Album Sales — its first week within the high 10 — with its finest gross sales week but, 14,000 (up 169%). The acquire comes after the trio appeared on CBS’ Sunday Morning (Nov. 27) and NBC’s Christmas at Rockefeller Center particular (Nov. 30). (The album’s title is reality in promoting: Matteo and Virginia are Andrea’s kids, ages 24 and 10.)

Styles’ Harry’s House rises 9-6 on Top Album Sales with practically 14,000 (up 28%), Vince Guaraldi Trio’s A Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack climbs 11-7 with 13,000 (up 35%), Swift’s Folklore bumps 13-8 with 13,000 (up 57%) and one other Swift set, Red (Taylor’s Version) rises 17-9 with 11,000 (up 33%). Most albums within the high 10 additionally profit from Black Friday sale pricing and promotion at main retailers, because the monitoring week mirrored on the most recent chart covers the Nov. 25 – Dec. 1 time-frame (with Nov. 25 Black Friday).

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours rounds out the highest 10 of Top Album Sales, vaulting 21-10 with 10,000 offered (up 31%) following the dying of the band’s Christine McVie on Nov. 30.

In the week ending Dec. 1, there have been 2.708 million albums offered within the U.S. (up 17.3% in comparison with the earlier week). Of that sum, bodily albums (CDs, vinyl LPs, cassettes, and so forth.) comprised 2.361 million (up 22.4%) and digital albums comprised 348,000 (down 8.8%).

There have been 862,000 CD albums offered within the week ending Dec. 1 (up 18.1% week-over-week) and 1.485 vinyl albums offered (up 25%). Year-to-date CD album gross sales stand at 31.892 million (down 10.3% in comparison with the identical time-frame a yr in the past) and year-to-date vinyl album gross sales whole 36.871 million (up 3.4%).

Overall year-to-date album gross sales whole 87.949 million (down 8.1% in comparison with the identical year-to-date time-frame a yr in the past). Year-to-date bodily album gross sales stand at 69.265 million (down 3.3%) and digital album gross sales whole 18.683 million (down 22.5%).



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