The Amazon MP3 Music Store’s one-day 99-cent sale last Tuesday (July 3) sends several albums flying back into the upper reaches of the chart this week, led by Katy Perry‘s Teenage Dream (#2, 80,000). Of course, it didn’t hurt that the singer’s concert documentary Katy Perry: Part Of Me opened two days later, thus likely adding to sales of her most recent album. Other titles that benefit from Amazon’s sale and return to the Top 10: Gotye‘s Making Mirrors (#6, 44,000), fun.‘s Some Nights (#7, 43,000) and The Black Keys‘ El Camino (#10, 37,000).
Meanwhile, Billboard notes that although Adele‘s 21 has dropped to #9 — the LP’s lowest chart position since it debuted 72 weeks ago — it’s now tied with Alanis Morissette‘s Jagged Little Pill for most weeks inside the Top 10 for an album by a female artist.
The Top 10 Of Billboard’s Top 200 Chart
1. Chris Brown, Fortune *new* *1 week*
2. Katy Perry, Teenage Dream
3. Justin Bieber, Believe
4. Maroon 5, Overexposed
5. Linkin Park, Living Things
6. Gotye, Making Mirrors
7. fun., Some Nights
8. Kenny Chesney, Welcome To The Fishbowl
9. Adele, 21
10. The Black Keys, El Camino