David Cook New Album Debuts at #3 on Billboard Album Charts
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DAVID COOK’S SELF-TITLED ALBUM DEBUTS AT #3 ON THE BILLBOARD ALBUM CHARTS
DAVID COOK IS #1 ON THE DIGITAL ALBUM CHART WITH 58,713 UNITS- THE MOST EVER FOR A DEBUT ARTIST
DAVID COOK IS THE BEST DEBUT FROM AN IDOL WINNER SINCE 2006
FIRST SINGLE “LIGHT ON” HAS BEEN #1 ON THE AOL TOP 40 SONGS CHART FOR 6 WEEKS AND IS #1 ON THE CLEARCHANNEL ON DEMAND CHART
“LIGHT ON” IS THE #1 GAINER AT ADULT RADIO AND DEBUTED AS THE BREAKOUT TRACK ON THIS WEEK’S AMERICAN TOP 40 WITH RYAN SEACREST
IDOL SINGLE “THE TIME OF MY LIFE” HAS BEEN CERTIFIED PLATINUM WITH OVER 1 MILLION TRACKS SOLD
(New York – NY) – David Cook enters the Billboard charts at #3 with his self-titled debut album (19 Recordings / RCA Records) selling 279,578 units. The Rob Cavallo produced album is also the #1 album on the digital album chart and is the best debut from an American Idol winner since 2006.
“Light On”, the first single from the album, has been dominating the AOL Top 40 Songs chart at #1 for the past 6 weeks and is currently #1 on the ClearChannel On Demand Chart. It was also the #1 gainer at adult radio and debuted as the breakout track on this week’s American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest. In late September “Light On” premiered on AOL Music’s pop culture news site, PopEater.com, receiving over 1 million plays in less than week.
The ClearChannel premiere of the Wayne Isham directed “Light On” video became their best performing video premiere ahead of Linkin’ Park, The Eagles and Ne-Yo.
American Idol single “The Time Of My Life” (which is featured as a bonus track on David Cook) has reached platinum status with over 1 million tracks sold.