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Those early sales estimates for Kanye West's and Kim Kardashian's controversial Vogue cover were a bit premature.

Early estimates called for the Kim/Kanye cover to outsell the Vogue covers featuring Beyonce and first lady Michelle Obama. But while Kim and Kanye did outsell Rihanna's Vogue cover, they don't come close to touching Beyonce's cover sales.

Vogue's editor-for-life, Anna Wintour risked her magazine's sterling reputation by putting Kim and Kanye on the cover. It looks like she gambled and lost.

From NY Post:

Early estimates were saying the controversy was going to push sales to the 400,000-to-500,000 level, easily outselling the 355,000 copies that Beyoncé sold on newsstands for the March 2013 cover, and also eclipsing the year-ago April cover of Michelle Obama that sold around 269,000.

Now, as the “Kimye” issue goes off sale and real numbers begin to trickle in, it looks like actual sales will fall way below early estimates.

“The trends for Kim K. are definitely better than the prior month with Rihanna, to the tune of 20 percent better,” said Josh Gary, vice president at Mag Net Data, who uses scan data from wholesalers that cover about 98 percent of the market.

“I’d argue that if you peg last year’s Michelle Obama at 269,000, this issue will net out around 250,000,” said Gary.

Thanks to loyal reader Ernest O. for the tip.

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    • FuturedocDonte

      Nobody is looking for kimye.... :coffee:

    • missyJ

      I knew not half a million folks had fcuks to give for these two. The can't even get people to watch her on TV anymore. Like lazy azz Americans are about to read about her :lol:

    • http://n/a n1kk1a

      :coffee:

    • Hershey

      People are sick of Kimye, I know I am. Wish they'd hurry up and get divorced already, not that will sell some magazines :coffee:

    • VDot

      they don’t come close to touching Beyonce’s cover sales.

      _________________

      Duh! King Bey :bow:

    • VDot

      Cool post Auntie, but this aint the post the Roses want :no: We want that post on Jhene Aiko's new remix. :yes:

      We heard there's a feature by one of your friends and I know you like to show support to your homies :thumbsup:

    • FuturedocDonte

      Jhene Aiko ain't made it yet :no:

      Not yet :no:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      "they don’t come close to touching Beyonce’s cover sales."

      ________________________

      *insert dismissive chucke, eye roll, and smirk*
      Well :shrug: of course they don't. :tea: "That's all." <<<Meryl Streep voice

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      FuturedocDonte says:

      Nobody is looking for kimye….
      _______________

      :preach:

    • Hershey

      FuturedocDonte says:

      Jhene Aiko ain’t made it yet

      Not yet
      _____________________________

      She will make it before Rita Orno does :coffee:

    • VDot

      FuturedocDonte says:

      Jhene Aiko ain’t made it yet :no:

      ________________________

      :lol: I'm a fan. But her new remix for "The Worst" is pretty interesting Check it out and report back :coffee:

    • libra80sbaby

      :yawn: at Kimye, but Bey is serving :tea:

    • http://www.pinterest.com/pin/347762402447491602/ User Friendly

      :lol: VDot thank she slick

      lets see if it works tho :popcorn:

    • VDot

      “That’s all.” <<<Meryl Streep voice

      :lol: :love: that movie

      *flings Chanel jacket on desk

    • SummerBaby

      I'm so over Kim & Kanye.

    • INTENSEMOCHA THE ANTAGONIST

      BOW DOWN!!

      LOL!!

    • http://youtu.be/RpxV8GhfiYg MisTaken if you nasty *closes housecoat* :winky:

      :ha: Kim
      Y'all bought all of those for nothing

    • Tink Tink :newbie:

      Kim looks so weird on that cover, but I guess that's fashion.

    • http://youtu.be/RpxV8GhfiYg MisTaken if you nasty *closes housecoat* :winky:

      Somebody point me to the Tip song name :waiting:

    • pointhimout

      i luv the 'eat it b i tches' look on beyonce's face. it will be years before she's dethroned. it is what is cuz even those who "hate" her can't help but to tune in to what she's doing. u have to know her moves to hate her moves. truth. i'm not a diehard fan like before, but i'm playing the schit outta 'on the run part II.' i'm late probably, but diggin' the song.

      'i hear sirens while we make love, loud as hell but they dont knowwww'

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      Jesus Mary and Joseph..... give me strength. I can't deal today Lord. Please send your angles to be with my co worker so when I wing off on her, I don't close her eye. Let her keep her sight Lord. Amen.

    • Milky

      Did anyone hear that Clay Aiken is trying to run for Congress?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      *flings Chanel jacket on desk

      ____________________

      :phew: talk about a boss b*&ch! :hahaha: I may have to watch this when i get home :think:

    • http://youtu.be/RpxV8GhfiYg MisTaken if you nasty *closes housecoat* :winky:

      Oh I should have kept reading :pc:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inYx0G9syU8 KayCeiSoul

      Hershey says:

      FuturedocDonte says:

      Jhene Aiko ain’t made it yet

      Not yet
      _____________________________

      She will make it before Rita Orno does

      ***************************

      Hey Hershey :waves:
      Yes - she actually HAS made it before Rita Ornament. :yes:

      She was making it before - she has a baby by Omarion's big brother,
      so I reckon she's been on the scene for a minute.

    • Tink Tink :newbie:

      Somebody point me to the Tip song name
      __________________
      Jhene Aiko "The Worst" Remix....just "bing" it.

    • VDot

      Somebody point me to the Tip song name

      _______________________

      *sigh* Read the morse code above :eyeroll:

      Jhene Aiko - The Worst

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inYx0G9syU8 KayCeiSoul

      Milky says:

      Did anyone hear that Clay Aiken is trying to run for Congress?

      ***********************

      Yerp Milks, and according to my recent news update, his paperface azz is winning too. :thumbsup:

    • Salliemae’s Boosh

      Lve the sahde Bey's eyes are giving!

    • SOTHERNGRL

      While she stays in her own spizz, he remains set-up in his Hollywood Hills bachelor pad. That’s where we’re told she once showed up unannounced — only to discover a nekked man in his bed! Don’t believe me.. Ask Riccardo Tisci!

      Our insider tells us.. he picks all the pieces she’s to wear for their photo-ops. Know why? Because dude really believes he’s a fashion connoisseur.

      The majority of their pictured meetings are said to be “just for the press”. As for the pictorials featuring either of them pushing a baby stroller… There’s said to always be one thing missing: the baby! Don’t believe me..
      ****************************
      I would say this is :offtopic: but ION think so. what say yall :tea:

    • Tink Tink :newbie:

      Milky says:

      Did anyone hear that Clay Aiken is trying to run for Congress?
      ________________
      Yep and according to polls he has a slight advantage.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      I knew not half a million folks had fcuks to give for these two.
      _____________________

      hardly :tea: and when you consider how many they personally purchased (or paid others to purchase) it's prob even much lower in reality.

    • http://www.pinterest.com/pin/347762402447491602/ User Friendly

      Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake says:

      Jesus Mary and Joseph….. give me strength. I can’t deal today Lord. Please send your angles to be with my co worker so when I wing off on her, I don’t close her eye. Let her keep her sight Lord. Amen.
      _____________

      yup. definitely a girl. :pacifier:

    • free

      She was making it before – she has a baby by Omarion’s big brother,
      so I reckon she’s been on the scene for a minute.

      **********************

      she kinda fell off the radar after the baby but i'm glad she's back. i used to jam to NO L.O.V.E.

    • http://youtu.be/RpxV8GhfiYg MisTaken if you nasty *closes housecoat* :winky:

      Never liked be song until now :shock: Tip ripped that ish
      Awe MAYNE Tiny :no:

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      @User I'm starting to think you are right. I was all extra sad about Tiny like I know her, then my co-worker came and made me mad. And for the record it's the one with the at work bf. *rolls eyes*

    • missyJ

      :offtopic:

      So I just saw this chick I work with in the hallway. All I could think was :eek: she is truly shaped like a 8 1/2 x 13 sheet of paper. Even Spongebob has more curves than she does.

    • Smonae

      Get em Bey :yes: She serving on this cover

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      "u have to know her moves to hate her moves"
      _____________________

      real. talk.
      if you hate me don't keep clockin me :shrug:

    • Milky

      MissyJ :spank: :spank: now go and take a pic and put it as your gravi! lol

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      So I just saw this chick I work with in the hallway. All I could think was she is truly shaped like a 8 1/2 x 13 sheet of paper. Even Spongebob has more curves than she does.
      --------
      *cracks up at desk*

    • http://www.pinterest.com/pin/347762402447491602/ User Friendly

      missyJ says:

      So I just saw this chick I work with in the hallway. All I could think was she is truly shaped like a 8 1/2 x 13 sheet of paper. Even Spongebob has more curves than she does.
      ___________

      dont feel bad. somebody at my job hurt their leg and my boss has been calling him Gimpy all day :crying:

    • libra80sbaby

      Milky says:

      Did anyone hear that Clay Aiken is trying to run for Congress?
      ----------------------------
      The :gay: STAY winning I see... :tea:

    • missyJ

      just “bing” it.

      ============

      Guhl where you from? Bing is like fetch and Rita Ora... no matter what, it'll never catch on

    • SOTHERNGRL

      While we talking about songs this damn domestic violence/abusive relationship azz new song from Club Nouveau is getting on my damn nerves thay play this chit 50-11 times a damn day. This chit cant be whats hot in these streets cant be I know I'm not that damn old and out of touch.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Those early sales estimates for Kanye West‘s and Kim Kardashian‘s controversial Vogue cover were a bit premature.
      =========
      :cloud:

    • http://www.pinterest.com/pin/347762402447491602/ User Friendly

      missyJ says:

      Guhl where you from? Bing is like fetch and Rita Ora… no matter what, it’ll never catch on
      ______________

      :wail: poor Reefer. yall just wont let her be great

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inYx0G9syU8 KayCeiSoul

      new song from Club Nouveau

      ************************

      I thought they was dead. :coffee:

    • FuturedocDonte

      She was making it before – she has a baby by Omarion’s big brother,
      ----
      That girl aint had no damn baby :no: if she turn sideways you wouldn't know she was there

    • http://youtu.be/RpxV8GhfiYg MisTaken if you nasty *closes housecoat* :winky:

      He (Tip) said ain't this what you wanted????
      *hands outstretched like Gladiator* ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED???
      Dude said fly away ... Oh he shaded :pigsfly:
      Why am I misty eyed listening to it tho?? Like Keya :crying1:

    • http://youtu.be/RpxV8GhfiYg MisTaken if you nasty *closes housecoat* :winky:

      new song from Club Nouveau

      ************************

      I thought they was dead.
      --------
      I thought this was a drank...
      Or 80s hair style/product...
      Or real club :kona:

    • SummerBaby

      new song from Club Nouveau
      -----------------
      Club Nouveau got a new song out as in 2014 new?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      :shocked: :rofl: Ayyyyyyyyyyyy Keya!

      :stop: STOP! :bow: DROP! and :pray: PRAY!

      :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inYx0G9syU8 KayCeiSoul

      :yes: Future.
      I believe this was like 5 years ago. By O'Ryan.
      Google it. But she is itty-bitty. Good genes :shrugs:

    • SOTHERNGRL

      @Kaycei so the fugg did I and then all of a sudden outta nodamnwhere here they come wit this BS. They were doing better by staying gone cause if this the chit you come back with after all this time **BIG DEEP MOURNFUL SIGH**.
      :nono:

    • Tink Tink :newbie:

      just “bing” it.

      ============

      Guhl where you from? Bing is like fetch and Rita Ora… no matter what, it’ll never catch on

      ______________
      Bruh, i be having a hard time getting on google at work, so I use bing. I think the gubment don't like google or them IT folks like messing with me.

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      @Taken I was shocked at myself, because I was sad. This baby got me all over the place. I don't even know them!! smh

    • http://www.pinterest.com/pin/347762402447491602/ User Friendly

      FuturedocDonte says:

      She was making it before – she has a baby by Omarion’s big brother,
      —-
      That girl aint had no damn baby if she turn sideways you wouldn’t know she was there
      _____________

      :rofl: thats what I was thinking but she do got them asian genes so you never know.

      she got boy-frennnnn and bebee too.

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      @Nancy I need to pray just to make it today (in my MC Hammer voice) She better pray that I don't forget I am two someone's momma and snap out.

    • http://www.pinterest.com/pin/347762402447491602/ User Friendly

      please tell me that boy aint name no O'Ryan for real :facepalm: he posed to be a leprachaun or som'n?

      is that him in the video?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Club Nouveau
      ==========
      I guess I'll show my age if I ask who dees peepah :ashamed:

    • VDot

      Dude said fly away … Oh he shaded :pigsfly:

      _______________________

      :yes: I personally would beat that nucca's azz. But :shrug:

    • VDot

      :newpost: Sadly it's on Rita Whore :(

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRALyMDoCBw&sns=em Nancy Drew (fka IsThisThingOn) has entered into witness protection :cool:

      @Nancy I need to pray just to make it today (in my MC Hammer voice)
      ____________________

      i got your back Hammer, uh, Keya!

      :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: <<<< Oaktown 357

    • Wasting time

      Welp!!

    • I AINT MADATCHA

      Awww Buttercup - yes you will. :) Just try to think of a Lean on Me remix you may have heard. ;)

    • Lady_Elle

      NOT the best selling cover after all!

      They will also lose some subscribers...

      Oh well as long as Anna & Kimye are friends... NO PROBLEM. :rofl: