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Boyle breaks Amazon US pre-order record

By | Published on Friday 23 October 2009

Susan Boyle has broken’s record for the highest number of copies of an album sold on pre-orders ever, knocking Norah Jones’ 2007 album ‘Not Too Late’ off the top spot. The album is due for release on 23 Nov.’s Senior Manager of Music, Craig Pape said: “We’re thrilled by how passionate Susan Boyle’s fans have been. Although it’s normal to see early enthusiasm for artists who have come off of television shows, the response from our customers to Susan Boyle’s upcoming album has been unprecedented”.

Here’s the full top ten most pre-ordered albums on Amazon’s US site:

1. Susan Boyle – I Dreamed A Dream (2009)
2. Norah Jones – Not Too Late (2007)
3. U2 – No Line On The Horizon (2009)
4. Bruce Springsteen – Magic (2007)
5. Dixie Chicks – Taking The Long Way (2006)
6. Coldplay – Viva La Vida (2008)
7. U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004)
8. David Cook – David Cook (2008)
9. Diana Krall – Quiet Nights (2009)
10. Clay Aiken – A Thousand Different Ways (2006)