Adele’s 30 collects an eighth consecutive, and whole, week at No. 1 on Billboard’s High Album Gross sales chart (dated Jan. 22). The set now has probably the most weeks in a row at No. 1 since 2014, when the Frozen soundtrack notched eight straight weeks atop the record (charts dated March 29-Might 17, 2014), of its whole 13 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1.
By way of whole weeks at No. 1 on High Album Gross sales (not simply consecutive No. 1 weeks), the final album with eight weeks at No. 1 was Woman Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s soundtrack to A Star Is Born, with 10 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 between the charts dated Oct. 20, 2018 and March 30, 2019.
30 offered 21,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending Jan. 13 (down 26%). (The Jan. 22-dated High Album Gross sales chart displays the gross sales week ending Jan. 13.)
30 has offered 1.51 million copies within the U.S. since its launch on Nov. 19, 2021 It’s the most just lately launched album to surpass 1.5 million in U.S. gross sales since Taylor Swift’s Folklore, which was launched on July 24, 2020 and has offered 1.59 million.
Billboard’s High Album Gross sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based mostly solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Might 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece rely data from SoundScan, now MRC Knowledge. Pure album gross sales had been the only real measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart by the record dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a technique that blends album gross sales with monitor equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
The soundtrack to the Disney animated movie Encanto surges 4-2 (a brand new peak) on High Album Gross sales with 16,500 offered (up 44%). The album is barely accessible to buy as both a digital obtain (which offered 3,800 through the week; up 23%) and as a CD (with 12,700 offered; up 52%). The soundtrack is scheduled for launch on vinyl LP on April 8.
The Weeknd’s new Daybreak FM album debuts at No. 3 on High Album Gross sales with 15,000 copies offered – all from digital album gross sales. Its CD version is slated to be launched on Jan. 28, whereas its vinyl LP and cassette editions are scheduled to reach on April 29. Daybreak FM is the eighth high 10 on High Album Gross sales for The Weeknd.
Olivia Rodrigo’s former No. 1 Bitter falls 2-4 on with 10,000 offered (up 33%). Taylor Swift’s chart-topping Purple (Taylor’s Model) is a non-mover at No. 5 with 9,000 offered (down 22%). Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours rises 7-6 with 7,500 offered (down 11%) and NCT’s Universe: The third Album, Neo Tradition Know-how falls 6-7 with almost 7,000 (down 31%).
Kendrick Lamar’s Good Child, M.A.A.D Metropolis climbs 11-8 with 6,000 offered (down 6%), NCT 127’s former No. 1 Sticker: The third Album is stationary at No. 9 with almost 6,000 (down 13%) and The Beatles’ chart-topping Abbey Street is regular at No. 10 with 5,500 (down 14%).
Within the week ending Jan. 13, there have been 1.716 million albums offered within the U.S. (down 5.9% in comparison with the earlier week). Of that sum, bodily albums (CDs, vinyl LPs, cassettes, and so forth.) comprised 1.318 million (down 7.4%) and digital albums comprised 398,000 (down 0.7%).
Yr-to-date album gross sales whole 3.541 million (down 14.3% in comparison with the identical time-frame a 12 months in the past). Yr-to-date bodily album gross sales stand at 2.742 million (down 12.5%) and digital album gross sales whole 799,000 (down 19.8%).
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