This week's Billboard Hot 100 might as well carry the blue American Idol logo. Eighteen songs are from Idols and finalists. The biggest booty comes via download singles from this season's top 2 champs, Kris Allen and Adam Lambert.
Kris leads the way among singles' sales but Adam outdoes Kris on the Billboard 200 album chart. A grouping of Adam's Idol performances debuts at No. 33 while Kris' "album" enters at No. 50.
The nine debuting singles by Kris and Adam are:
No. 11: No Boundaries, Kris Allen
No. 16: Heartless, Kris Allen
No. 19: Mad World, Adam Lambert
No. 37: Ain't No Sunshine, Kris Allen
No. 56: A Change Is Gonna Come, Adam Lambert
No. 66: Apologize, Kris Allen
No. 72: No Boundaries, Adam Lambert
No. 82: One, Adam Lambert
No. 94: Falling Slowly, Kris Allen
Also David Cook debuts at No. 24 with Permanent, the song he performed on the season
finale. Cook also re-enters with his previous single, Come Back to Me at No. 84. Carrie Underwood
also re-enters the chart, with her remake of Motley Crue's Home Sweet Home, at No. 79.
Carrie is also at No. 68 this week with I Told You So, featuring its originator Randy Travis.
Kelly Clarkson, slips with her new single I Do Not Hook Up (No. 32) as well as its
predecessor, My Life Would Suck Without You (No. 30); Kellie Pickler holds Top 20 on the country chart with Best Days Of Your Life; Daughtry and Jordin Sparks are also on the chart with singles from their coming sophomore albums, No Surprise and Battlefield, respectively.