1D go platinum; outsell Bieber before year-end, Bruno debuts #1 worldwide


Many predicted that One Direction's recently released sophomore album "Take Me Home" will outsell Justin Bieber's 5 month long album "Believe," just before the year ends.. And so it did.

"Take Me Home" managed to sell 366,000 in it's fifth week, just before the Holidays, totaling it sales to 2,415,000 worldwide.. while "Believe" only sol 73,000 in it's 25th week (2,216,000 worldwide), giving 1D an effortless advantage.

"TMH" was also recently certified platinum in the U.S. for selling over 1,000,000 copies a month after it's release beating "Believe" 4 month platinum run.


One Direction's debut platinum album "Up All Night" also managed to sell 88,000 this week, totaling it sales t 4,024,000 worldwide.

ALBUMS

week 52 / 2012 - December 29


compiled and provided by
http://www.mediatraffic.de/albums-week52-2012.htm

new.JPG (991 bytes)Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox
Atlantic - 522.000 - 1 week at No.1 - Hot Shot Debut
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week 16
Michael Bublé - Christma platina.gif (873 bytes)3
Reprise - 485.000 Largest Sales Increase
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week 5
One Direction - Take Me Hom platina.gif (873 bytes)
Syco Music - 366.000
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week 8
Taylor Swift - Re platina.gif (873 bytes)
Big Machine - 309.000
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week 7
Rod Stewart - Merry Christmas Baby
Verve - 298.000
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week 4
Rihanna - Unapologetic
Island / Def Jam - 274.000
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week 4
Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day
Atlantic - 226.000
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week 13
Pink - The Truth About Lov platina.gif (873 bytes)
RCA - 192.000
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week 5
Rolling Stones Grrr! (Greatest Hits)
Polydor / Universal Music - 176.000
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week 12
Mumford & Sons - Babe platina.gif (873 bytes)
Glass Note / Island - 174.000
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11.jpgnew.JPG (991 bytes)Green Day ¡Tre!
Reprise - 166.000
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week 3
Alicia Keys - Girl On Fire
RCA - 163.000
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week 32
Emeli Sande - Our Version Of Events
Virgin - 153.000
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week 6
Robbie Williams Take The Crown
Island - 147.000
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week 99
Adele - 21platina.gif (873 bytes)12
XL Recordings - 128.000
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week 3
Olly Murs - Right Place Right Time
Syco Music / Epic - 126.000
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week 6
Celine Dion - Sans Attendre
Sony Music Entertainment - 104.000
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week 4
Génération Goldman - Génération Goldman
My Major Company / Warner Music France - 99.000
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19.jpgnew.JPG (991 bytes)The Game - Jesus Piece
Geffen / Interscope - 99.000
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week 2
Exile - Best Hits (Love Side & Soul Side)
Rhythm Zone Japan - 98.000
21.jpgnew.JPG (991 bytes)Nana Mizuki - Rockbound Neighbors
King Records Japan - 97.000
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week 54
One Direction - Up All Nigh platina.gif (873 bytes)2
Syco Music - 88.000
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week 2
Neil Diamond - The Very Best Of
Columbia - 86.000
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week 46
Lana Del Rey - Born To Die (Paradise-Edition platina.gif (873 bytes)
Stranger / Interscope - 81.000
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25.jpgnew.JPG (991 bytes)Soundtrack - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Watertower / Decca - 80.000
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week 2
Mylene Farmer - Monkey Me
Polydor / Universal Music France - 79.000
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Ed Sheeran - Plu platina.gif (873 bytes)
Asylum - 79.000
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week 8
Lady Antebellum - On This Winter's Night
Capitol Nashville - 77.000
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week 4
AC/DC - Live At River Plate
Columbia - 75.000
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week 11
Muse - The 2nd Law
Helium 3 / Warner Bros. - 75.000
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week 2
David Garrett - Music
Universal - 75.000
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week 4
Kelly Clarkson - Greatest Hits Chapter 1
RCA - 74.000
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week 4
Blake Shelton - Cheers, It's Christmas
Warner Bros. Nashville - 74.000
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week 4
Phillip Phillips - World From The Side Of The Moon
19 Recordings - 73.000
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week 25
Justin Bieber - Believ platina.gif (873 bytes)
Island / Def Jam - 73.000
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week 5
Susan Boyle - Standing Ovation: Greatest Songs From Stage
Syco Music / Columbia - 72.000
37.jpgnew.JPG (991 bytes)Kim Hyun Joong - Unlimited
Universal Music Japan - 72.000
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week 5
Calvin Harris - 18 Months
Columbia - 69.000
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week 33
Fun. - Some Nights
Fueled By Ramen - 68.000
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week 3
Il Divo - The Greatest Hits
Syco Music - 67.000
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