6/28/2012

Overexposed Sells 190,000 Preak In First Week, 'One More Night' Debuts On Hot 100

It's Maroon 5 week! And that means new songs and a new album. With all that... the alternative rock to power pop quintet released the new single "One More Night" on June 19 on iTunes, making it's big debut this week on the Billboard charts. Plus, we got the scoop on the band's fourth CD Overexposed and how will look on the Billboard albums' chart on next week's sales. 

Maroon 5 released their new single on June 19 "One More Night", a reggae-jam produced by Max Martin and Shellback who candy covered the band's number-one summer hit last year "Moves Like Jagger." But the Christina Aguilera collaboration doesn't seem to match up with reggae, just like "Night." The new single debuts at No. 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and makes a No. 12 impression on the Billboard Digital Songs chart. The new song follows the release of Overexposed's fronting single "Payphone", featuring Wiz Khalifa, which first charted in late April debuting at No. 3 on the Hot 100. "Payphone" moves up a spot to No. 2 this week, reaching it's new peak, on the Hot 100 singles chart. Over on the Digital Songs chart "Payphone" falls 2-3 while Katy Perry's new synth tune "Wide Awake" beats the gang to the runner-up spot.  The song also moves up a spot 3-2 on the Pop Songs chart, 4-3 on the On-Demand chart, and still remains the NO. 1 single in Canada. However for their 2010 album Hands All Over, which still charts freely throughout the Billboard 200 albums chart, it falls into the bad-half descending 100-115. It first peaked almost 2 years ago at No. 2 falling behind Linkin Park... which is coinsidence that the band will be going up against Linkin Park again in this coming sales week. Let's take a look at the bands' head-to-head competition shall we?

2010:
LINKIN PARK'S "A THOUSAND SUNS" DEBUTS AT No. 1
MAROON 5'S "HANDS ALL OVER" ENTERS AT No. 2.

2012:

(Billboard's predictions)

LINKIN PARK'S "ALL LIVING THINGS" WILL DEBUT AT No. 1
MAROON 5'S "OVEREXPOSED" WILL FALL SHORT AT No. 2

Billboard, the charting company, predicts that the rock band Linkin Park's new release Living Things will debut atop the Billboard 200 chart on the sales week of July 5th with well over 220,000 album sales. As for Maroon 5, they predict they will fall short at No. 2, falling behind Linkin Park, with Overexposed only selling at as much as 190,000 album sales. 

You can download Maroon 5's new album 'Overexposed' now available on iTunes: 

Download the band's new single "One More Night" on iTunes as well:

Check out the Billboard article discussing Maroon 5 and Linkin Park's sales week next week:

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