1. The new Carpenters recording with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is now available for preorder! Use this link to preorder, and help us out at the same time. Thank you!

Carpenters charts information*

Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by adam, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. goodjeans

    goodjeans Active Member

    ...this week, "Christmas Portrait" is #66 on Billboard Top 200. Highest ranking ever.
     
  2. The royal philarmonic album returned to billboard top 100 sales album at #92. A few weeks ago debuted at #52 then dissappeared.. Billboard publish every week a list of the top 100 artists of today. In the last edition of 2018 the caroenters made that list. I think they were like #97 or so. I guess the sales and airplay of the christnas portrait, royal philarmonic and gold albums made it possible.. It was a big achievement since most of those 100 artist are rappers and/or very young stars...
     
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  3. Also on the last edition of billboards 2018. Just as christmas portrait peaked at #66. Home for the holidays was in the top40 of holiday tracks and merry christmas darling featured in the top 40 of holiday airplay
     
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  4. Carpenters with the royal philarmonic is #25 on the UK charts. Its fifth week on the chart
     
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  5. The album is #17 on scottish charts. Last week was #18
     
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  6. newvillefan

    newvillefan Well-Known Member

    It’s at #16 in the charts in ASDA stores in UK.
     
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  7. Portlander

    Portlander Active Member

    Should be enough longevity to move it into Gold status in the UK very soon.
     
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  8. It's definitely going to go Gold soon. It's holding strong in the Top 40 for a 5th week now, last week it got its silver award for 60,000. Just needs another 40,000. The vinyl release could push it over the boundary if it doesn't reach it by then.
     
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  9. CraigGA

    CraigGA Well-Known Member

    I wish it had promotion here in the US! It is a very nice package and it’s great to hear it in great fidelity. The originals are even nice in comparison. I wish there was a deluxe edition that gave more orchestra or showed progress in the making along with the finished product.
     
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  10. tomswift2002

    tomswift2002 Well-Known Member

    I was just looking on Amazon.ca on my phone and it was saying that it’s Best Sellers Peak was #25 (right now it’s at #38 on Amazon’s charts). But I still haven’t seen this album in brick-and-mortar stores (and Walmart isn’t carrying any Carpenters albums at the moment, so it’s not available online or in stores from them, unlike the UK where it seems to be available through its ASDA arm), so in Canada any chart action seems to be from online only.
     
  11. GaryAlan

    GaryAlan Well-Known Member

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  12. Carpe diem

    Carpe diem Well-Known Member

    ^^#65 in the US is impressive being that there is virtually no promotion for the album here.
     
  13. Carpenters royal philarmonic is #79 on billboard top album sales this week
     
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  14. Royal philarmonic #42 on uk music charts
     
  15. ullalume

    ullalume Well-Known Member

    Mother's day in the UK is March 31st. Around this time in 2005 a hits collection got to number 4 with zero publicity (I think).

    If Universal are smart they could invest in some TV advertising in March (more than we got in early dec) and tie in the 50th anniversary both in publicity and on the front of the CD - it will be only 3 weeks away after all. Maybe that's why there was no mention this time around.

    If that happened, and with so much less competition compared to Xmas, it could get back into the top 10.

    Either way. . .No. 8 is great.
     
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  16. The royal philarmonic album dropped from billboards top 100 album sales where it stayed 3 weeks and peaked at #52. The album missed billboard top200
     

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