Kanye West leads J. Cole in album sales predictions

Via Vibe

Via Vibe

Alongside Kanye West and J. Cole, fellow rapper Mac Miller and R&B’s Kelly Rowland, and country’s Hunter Hayes also came out with their efforts. How are they all set to fare?

The top of next week’s chart will look a little better than in recent weeks, with Kanye West and J. Cole scoring the #2 and #4 debuts of the year. Justin Timberlake (968k) remains untouched for the biggest first week thus far in 2013. Daft Punk(339k) will move into the third spot following next week’s chart. Here are this week’s key debuts:

Kanye West (Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam/IDJ) 375-400k
J. Cole (Roc Nation/Columbia) 290-315k
Mac Miller (Rostrum) 95-105k
Kelly Rowland (Republic) 60-65k
Hunter Hayes (Atlantic) 30-35k
Falling In Reverse (Epitaph) 20-25k
Sigur Ros (XL) 20-25k
Empire of the Sun (Capitol) 15-18k
Hanson (Three Car Garage) 14-17k

Source: Hits Daily Double

I know I saw online that a lot of people were thinking that Cole would out sell ‘Ye since Cole was sold out in most stores and he wasn’t – but i figured the digital sales would propel him up. Also, when will Kelly Rowland get her breakthrough. Her last album sold 70k.

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