Daughtry Rides 'Idol' Fever to No. 1
Already the most successful post-"Idol" contestant not to finish as winner or runner-up on the
According to Nielsen SoundScan figures, "Daughtry" sold 65,000 copies for the week, edging the soundtrack for "Dreamgirls" (featuring fellow "Idol" "loser"
Daughtry's album was likely boosted by the return of "American Idol" on FOX and also by his performance before the
"Daughtry" premiered at No. 2 with sales of 259,000 and, buoyed by the success of the single "It's Not Over," the disc has remained in the Top 15 ever since.