Elton John’s ‘Madman Throughout the Water’ Hits High 10 on High Album Gross sales – Billboard
Elton John’s Fiftieth-anniversary reissue of Madman Throughout the Water makes a splash on Billboard’s album charts (dated June 25), because the set debuts within the high 10 on each High Album Gross sales and Vinyl Albums. The set additionally arrives on High Rock Albums and Catalog Albums, and it charts on the Billboard 200 for the primary time in almost 50 years.
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Madman Throughout the Water was first launched in 1972 and peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 in February of that yr. The set contained the hit singles “Levon” and “Tiny Dancer.”
Additionally within the high 10 on High Album Gross sales: new releases from BTS, Immobile In White and Carrie Underwood debut, whereas Seatbelts’ Cowboy Bebop soundtrack hits the highest 10 for the primary time after a vinyl reissue.
Billboard’s High Album Gross 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 Could 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 way of the listing dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a strategy that blends album gross sales with observe equal album models and streaming equal album models.
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Madman Throughout the Water was reissued on June 10 in 5 new configurations – a deluxe digital album, a two-CD set, a 4 LP vinyl field set, a brilliant deluxe three-CD/one-blu-ray field set and a single-LP coloured vinyl urgent. All however the latter contains an array of bonus tracks. All variations of the album, outdated and new, are mixed for monitoring and charting functions.
On the 31-year-old High Album Gross sales chart, Madman debuts at No. 8 with 7,000 copies offered within the U.S. within the week ending June 16, in accordance with Luminate. Of that sum, vinyl gross sales comprise 3,000 – enabling its debut at No. 9 on the Vinyl Albums chart. The latter listing ranks the week’s top-selling vinyl albums.
Madman additionally debuts at High Rock Albums (No. 16), Catalog Albums (No. 43) and re-enters the Billboard 200 (No. 115) with 9,000 equal album models earned. Madman was final on the Billboard 200 dated Nov. 11, 1972. (High Rock Albums and Catalog Albums rank the week’s hottest rock releases, and catalog [older] albums of the week, respectively, by models.)
At No. 1 on High Album Gross sales, BTS’ Proof scores the yr’s second-largest gross sales week, arriving with 266,000 copies offered. Harry Kinds’ former No. 1 Harry’s Home is a non-mover at No. 2 with 26,000 offered (down 22%).
Rock band Immobile In White sees its new studio album Scoring the Finish of the World debut at No. 3 – the band’s highest-charting set but on High Album Gross sales. The hassle launches with the group’s second-largest gross sales week ever: 23,000 offered. At No. 4, Carrie Underwood’s newest studio launch, Denim & Rhinestones, begins with 22,000 offered.
SEVENTEEN’s 4th Album: Face the Solar falls from No. 1 to No. 5 in its second week with 17,000 offered (down 59%). TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s chart-topping Minisode 2: Thursday’s Youngster is regular at No. 6 with 13,000 (up 17%) and Olivia Rodrigo’s former chief Bitter dips 5-7 with 10,000 (down 29%).
Seatbelts’ soundtrack to Cowboy Bebop hits the highest 10 for the primary time because the set re-enters the chart at No. 9 with 7,000 offered (up 10,694%). The album had beforehand topped out at No. 25 on the Feb. 6, 2021-dated listing. The soundtrack surges again onto the chart following a double-LP coloured vinyl reissue. Successfully the entire album’s gross sales for the week have been from vinyl codecs, and the set re-enters the Vinyl Albums chart at new excessive of No. 3.
Closing out the highest 10 on High Album Gross sales is Put up Malone’s Twelve Carat Toothache, which falls 3-10 in its second week with almost 7,000 offered (down 69%).
Within the week ending June 16, there have been 1.961 million albums offered within the U.S. (up 16% in comparison with the earlier week). Of that sum, bodily albums (CDs, vinyl LPs, cassettes, and so on.) comprised 1.589 million (up 21.3%) and digital albums comprised 372,000 (down 2.4%).
There have been 909,000 CD albums offered within the week ending June 16 (up 41.3% week-over-week) and 670,000 vinyl albums offered (up 2%). 12 months-to-date CD album gross sales stand at 15.501 million (down 10.9% in comparison with the identical time-frame a yr in the past) and year-to-date vinyl album gross sales whole 17.638 million (down 0.2%).
Total year-to-date album gross sales whole 42.989 million (down 9% in comparison with the identical year-to-date time-frame a yr in the past). 12 months-to-date bodily album gross sales stand at 33.372 million (down 5.3%) and digital album gross sales whole 9.617 million (down 19.7%).
Elton John’s Fiftieth-anniversary reissue of Madman Throughout the Water makes a splash on Billboard’s album charts (dated June 25), because the set debuts within the high 10 on each High Album Gross sales and Vinyl Albums. The set additionally arrives on High Rock Albums and Catalog Albums, and it charts on the Billboard 200 for…