Cake Manages Lowest Selling #1 Album Ever

Cake - Showroom of CompassionThe top selling album in the whole goddamned country last week only managed to sell 44,000 copies. I’m happy for Cake, I guess, but dang. I will survive? Barely. How low can this shit go? 44,000 people? My grandma has that many friends on Facebook.

1. Cake – “Showroom of Compassion” – 44,000 (debut)

2. Cage the Elephant – “Thank You Happy Birthday” – 39,000 (debut)

3. Taylor Swift – “Speak Now,” – 35,000 (down 32%)

4. Bruno Mars’ “Doo-Wops & Hooligans”- 32,000 (down 15%)

5. Nicki Minaj – “Pink Friday” – 32,000 (down 17%)

6. “Country Strong” soundtrack – 29,000 (up less than 1%)

7. Steel Magnolia – “Steel Magnolia” – 28,000 (debut)

8. Rihanna – “Loud” – 28,000 (down 16%)

9. Mumford & Sons – “Sigh No More” – 26,000 (down 24%)

10. Kanye West – “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” – 25,000 (down 24%)

• Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Jan. 16) totaled 4.9 million units

• Digital track sales this past week totaled 27.5 million downloads

6 thoughts on “Cake Manages Lowest Selling #1 Album Ever”

  1. Hell in a handbasket. Why don’t you fucking people put down your phones and give Twitter a break for 10 minutes to go listen to some goddamn music.

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