In a regular check-in with Amazon.com to see how all artists under the watchful eye of Simon Cowell are faring, Kris Allen’s self-titled debut (#31) still appears to be no match for the blue-haired might of Adam Lambert’s For Your Entertainment (#8). And over on iTunes, the pre-orders have caused an even greater divide—For Your Entertainment is perched at #11, while Kris Allen is lumbering around at #76.
But step aside, boys! Proving that pop truly has “no boundaries,” it’s another of Simon Cowell’s golden-throated artists who’s truly captured the hearts—and wallets—of America:
Susan Boyle’s much-hyped stateside Amazon success has been making headlines for awhile now (though on iTunes, she’s just above Allen, at #68).
All this said, no one seems up for mentioning the real upset: