Back-catalogsalesnumbersofnotefromNielsenSoundScan。

Photo:Deirdre?

Woolard

Thedefinitionof“backcatalog”is:“atleast18monthsold,havefallenbelow№100ontheBillboard200anddonothaveanactivesingleonour?

radio。



JackieEvancho,whosenameyouonlyknowbecausetheonlyfactaboutheristhatshe’sperformingatTrump’sInauguration,hasmadeitontotheTop200ofthebackcatalog,sellingexactlyonethousandcopieslastweek。

Herearesomemorefacts:onethousandisexactlyhalfofthenumberoftheyearinwhichshewasborn,sheissixteenyearsold,andisfromPittsburgh,Pennsylvania。

Anyway,IhopeshewritesDonaldTrumpanicethankyounotefortherecord?

sales。

U2isgoingonTheJoshuaTreeTour2017thisyeartocelebratethefactthatit’sbeenroughlytwoJackieEvanchossincethatalbumwasreleased,whichexplainsitspresenceinthenumberoneslotwithameaslyfourthousandandsomecopies。

Januaryisroughyouguys!

SomehowPentatonixisstillsellingChristmasrecords,whichmakesmereallythinktheymighthavemadeadealwithRussianhackersorsomething。

GeorgeMichaelisstilldead,andTupacgotaboostofhisGreatestHitsaftertheannouncementofareleasedateforthebiopic,AllEyezOnMe。

ThemoviewillbeintheatersonJune16,whatwouldhavebeenthelateShakur’sforty-sixthbirthday。

Finally,lastweek,Aaliyah’sUltimatefinallyhitiTunes—thesingerwastwenty-twoyearsoldwhenshediedinaplanecrashoneJackieEvancho?

ago。

1。

U2JOSHUATREE4,196?

copies

4。

TUPACGREATESTHITS3,978?

copies

21。

WHAM!

MAKEITBIG2,397?

copies

59。

PENTATONIXTHAT’SCHRISTMASTOME1,475?

copies

75。

DR。

DRECHRONIC1,327?

copies

127。

MICHAEL*GEORGEOLDER1,014?

copies

132。

EVANCHO*JACKIEAWAKENING1,000?

copies

139。

AALIYAHULTIMATE978?

copies