Selena Gomez chalked up her second consecutive Number One album as her latest LP Revival claimed the superior spot, selling 117,000 copies in the debut week. Of that total, 85,000 originated from pure album sales, with the remainder largely originating from bulk purchases of Gomez and A$AP Rocky’s single “Good for You,” which is constantly on the ascend the Hot 100 since its June release, and her new single “Same Old Love.” 2013’s Stars Dance previously marked the 23-year-old singer’s first Number One album for the Billboard 200, along with her the Scene-less debut selling 97,000 copies in the first week, Billboard reports.
The Game’s The Documentary 2, the sequel to his 2005 breakthrough, checked in at Number Two with 95,000 total albums sold; electrical systems, the initial Documentary hit Number One within the Billboard 200 upon its to produce decade ago. The rapper quickly followed up his new album using a companion LP titled The Documentary 2.5, which had been released this Friday. Check sheet music.
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Other than the very best two spots, that it was a quiet week as only 1 more era – country singer Jana Kramer’s Thirty-One at Number 10 – were able to infiltrate the Top 10. Boosted by an five-percent uptick in sales – likely the effect of his Saturday Night Live performance – the Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness clung to Number Three, before Fetty Wap’s self-titled debut and Drake and Future’s What a Time to Be Alive at Four and Five respectively. A week after setting up in the superior spot, Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable slipped right down to Number Eight.
Besides the Number One battle developing for next week’s Billboard 200 between Demi Lovato, Pentatonix and also the Game, something more important at stake within the charts: Whether Taylor Swift’s 1989 helps it be a year straight inside the Top 10. This week, 1989’s 51st week about the Billboard 200, the album finished at Number Six.