Springsteen likely to take top sales spot from Rascal Flatts
Monday, October 8, 2007
– The reign of Rascal Flatts as the best selling disc in the U.S. probably will be short lived, based on preliminary sales for the past week, according to Billboard.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's "Magic" looks very likely to get the top spot.
New releases from Brooks & Dunn and Faith Hill could make the overall top 10 in sales.
Through Thursday, "Magic" was leading the next best selling album by almost a 2-to-1 margin.
Rascal Flatts' "Still Feels Good" was runner-up on the Friday report.
"Magic" sold 165,000 copies on the Oct. 5 chart, up from 89,000 on the Wednesday Building Chart. Springsteen's total on the Friday report beats the 155,000 that Reba McEntire posted two weeks earlier on the Friday Building Chart on her way a final chart-leading total of 301,000 with "Duets."
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