According to Brian, Clay Aiken’s new CD titled Tried & True sold 22,000 copies in its debut week. Brian got this information from the latest Nielsen Soundscan numbers. With the placement of #9 in sales this week, Clay has made a top ten finish in debut weeks with all his mainstream albums. There are not many people who can claim those numbers.
The following is what Brian had to say:
Clay Aiken pulls a Top 10 debut for his standards album last week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, as Tried and True enters The Billboard 200 at No. 9 with 22,000 sales.
Fans of Clay Aiken have been discussing the lack of albums in stores this last week. Most have not been able to find hard copies of the album. Would Clay have sold more if the albums were available at Target, WallMart or BestBuy? Did you have trouble finding the album?
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