Boyle's debut album, "I Dreamed a Dream," racked up sales of 527,000 units, a small dip from her eye-opening bow of 701,000 copies sold following the CD's Nov. 23 release. The two-week tally of 1.2 million sold puts her comfortably over the platinum status benchmark (1 million) with another few weeks of holiday shopping to go.
"I Dreamed a Dream" includes the iconic song from the musical Les Miserables, as well as such standards as "Amazing Grace" and "Cry Me a River."
Meanwhile, sales of Adam Lambert's debut CD, "For Your Entertainment," dropped in its second week, registering 51,000 copies sold. Such a drop is considered typical for an "American Idol" contestant's first recording, with hard-core fans rushing out to support their favorite singer during the CD's debut week. Combined with a first week's sale figure of 198,000 units, the "American Idol" runner-up and former musical theatre actor is halfway to reaching gold status (500,000 units).