According to @idolsnow, BEGIN. debuts on the Top Independent Albums chart at #5.
It ranks #1 in category CDs, Deseret Book Top 10 selling products for August 6-11 (Deseret News).
The Billboard 200- David Archuleta proves it’s not impossible to chart while on a Mormon mission (Hollywood Reporter). “The latest from “American Idol” runner-up David Archuleta landed at #28 (11,000)” (MTV)
“David Archuleta’s BEGIN., his third regular studio album in the U.S., bows at #28. It’s the fourth top 30 album by the singer who came in second on American Idol in Season 7.” (Yahoo Music, Week Ending Aug. 12, 2012)
Also on Billboard charts, BEGIN. ranks #5 Independent Album, #3 Top Internet Albums, and #27 Current Albums.
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Hits Daily Double (HDD): BEGIN. ranks #31. HDD chart is an estimation of sales for the first week. Actual sales, not including those from Deseret Book will be available from Soundscan. Deseret Book said they report to Billboard (thanks to AFS for the info)