'Beyonce' Album Nearing 1 Million in U.S. Sales

'Beyonce' Album Nearing 1 Million in U.S. Sales

Beyonce's new album is nearing one million in U.S. sales and seems certain to top the Billboard 200 for a second week. After the set blasted in at No. 1 a week ago on the Billboard 200 chart with 617,000 sold in just three days, industry forecasters suggested the surprise album would sell perhaps 260,000 in its second week on the chart (and first full week on sale).
'X Factor' Winner Sam Bailey Grabs U.K. Christmas No. 1 with 'Skyscraper,' One Direction Narrowly Denied Top Album

'X Factor' Winner Sam Bailey Grabs U.K. Christmas No. 1 with 'Skyscraper,' One Direction Narrowly Denied Top Album

Sam Bailey, the 36-year-old former prison officer who won last weekend’s final of “The X Factor,” has claimed the U.K.’s prestigious Christmas No. 1 single with her cover of Demi Lovato’s “Skyscraper” (Syco Music/Sony). Robbie Williams’ “Swings Both Ways” (Universal Island) narrowly held off the challenge of One Direction to become the festive album bestseller.
Zac Brown Band, Dave Grohl Rock Country Albums Chart

Zac Brown Band, Dave Grohl Rock Country Albums Chart

Zac Brown Band snares the Hot Shot Debut at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with "The Grohl Sessions, Vol. 1," a four-song EP produced by Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. The set bows with 27,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan (and debuts at No. 25 on the Billboard 200).
'Beyonce' Already No. 24 Biggest-Selling Album of 2013

'Beyonce' Already No. 24 Biggest-Selling Album of 2013

After only three days on sale, Beyonce's new self-titled album is the No. 24 biggest-selling album of 2013 in the U.S. With 617,000 sold through Dec. 15, according to Nielsen SoundScan, "Beyonce" is sandwiched between Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" (No. 23 with 633,000) and Kanye West's "Yeezus" (No. 25 with 607,000).

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