Silvio Petroluongo

Beyonce Bound For No. 1 On Billboard 200, Sales Surpass 400K: Update

Beyonce Bound For No. 1 On Billboard 200, Sales Surpass 400K: Update

Beyonce’s self-titled surprise release, which hit iTunes exclusively on Thursday evening, has now sold over 430,000 units in just over one day, guaranteeing it the top slot on the Billboard 200 once that chart’s top 10 is revealed mid-week. With two more days left in the sales tracking week, the title could sell over 600,000 before the buzzer sounds.
How We Charted the Year 2013

How We Charted the Year 2013

It’s amazing how quickly a year goes by. It feels like just yesterday Billboard was honoring Adele and One Direction as top artist and top new artist, respectively, of 2012. But then again, that was before the world revisited the merits of “Thrift Shop” purchases, Florida Georgia Line was just a map demarcation and a “20/20 experience” was a hopeful result of an eye examination.

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