Despite projections that they might have a shot at topping Billboard, the Black Keys’ El Camino hit number two on the charts, selling a still impressive 203,000 copies.
So who beat the Keys? Michael Buble and his Christmas album, which sold 473,000 copies, good enough for number one, and good enough that Buble will probably come in second behind Adele for the year’s biggest seller. What did we learn here? The buying power of your mom will always be bigger than yours. [HitsDailyDouble]