Mandy Moore’s No Competition For Clay Aiken

Contributed by ballersfantasy:

Despite suffering a 64% decline in U.S. sales, Clay Aiken’s ‘Measure of a Man’ outsold Mandy Moore’s ‘Coverage’ to lead The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. Aiken’s album sold 225,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing his two-week total to 838,000. landed at No. 14 selling 53,000 copies, making this her highest-charting release. Moore, however, has had better sales weeks, as her 2000 album ‘I Wanna Be With You’ bowed at No. 21 with 60,000 units, and her 1999 debut ‘So Real’ sold 55,000.

Mandy Moore Answers TRL E-Mails

October 27, 2003 – Mandy responded to some e-mails from TRL viewers after her appearance on the MTV program last Tuesday. One asked why she decided to do an album of cover songs as opposed to new songs. “The idea for the cover record came about just by experimenting,” Mandy explained. “I wanted to do a couple covers on the album and by the time I finished compiling a list of potentials, I knew that I wanted to do a ‘fun’ record of all of them.”

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8 thoughts on “Mandy Moore’s No Competition For Clay Aiken

  1. pdirt says:

    This is very good for Mandy. To come out at #14 with no promo, released and did this project with her own money and not her record label, plus this is a cover album, that is really good. Mandy has talent, and her personality will keep her around forever because she is doing what she loves regardless of how little or how much success she has had.

  2. clayfan says:

    HOORAY FOR MANDY!! A great chart debut for “Coverage.” It’s one of the most exciting pop albums to come out in a long time. Of course more congrats to Clay, for having an excellent second week! He’s the most popular pop singer in the states right now!! AWESOME.

  3. dyin2bfamous says:

    I’ve heard a few songs off this CD, it’s sounds really good. I’m gonna buy it.

  4. Stallion says:

    I wish Mandy Moore all the success with this album. This girl can sing. I will admit that she is to Christina Aguilera or Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey but this girl can sing. With the right producer Mandy Moore can have a success career

  5. looker says:

    Clay Aiken is one ugly inbreed. Who are you retards buying this crap… I won’t get too upset because I don’t think Aiken will be around long. Right now he is in minute 2 of his 15 minutes of fame. The sooner he goes the better.

  6. atomickitten says:

    “Coverage” is really good, Mandy can REALLY sing. I’m so happy she did so well on the Billboard chart, but what is more important is that “Coverage” really is an amazing album. It’s so good.

  7. Fishermanjoe says:

    I really wanted her to do better. The album is awesome and she deserved a higher chart position she can be very underrated more people need to be exposed to her

  8. B0rntoplay says:

    I gave a short listen to Coverage and it was alright. Maybe I need to listen to it again. I do like Mandy though, and I hope it sells well

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