Numbers: Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz says "YES!" to another No. 2 debut on the Billboard 200, as his new album arrives in the runner-up slot. Mraz is denied his first No. 1 by "Weird Al" Yankovic's own first chart-topper, "Mandatory Fun."


"YES!" sold 81,000 copies in its first week (ending July 20), according to Nielsen SoundScan - less than the arrival of Mraz's last set, 2012's "Love Is a Four Letter Word" (102,000) but more than the bow of the album before that, 2008's "We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things." (73,000).


Despite Mraz's solid history with radio (10 entries on the Adult Top 40 chart, eight on the Triple A tally), he has yet to earn an airplay hit from the new album. Still, its current single, "Love Someone," is nearing Adult Top 40, having gained by 55 percent in plays in the week ending July 20, according to Nielsen BDS.


Mraz's promotion of the album yielded a 63 percent increase in Twitter mentions of his handle in the week ending July 21, according to Next Big Sound. But, while people were talking, they weren't necessarily following: He saw a 25 percent drop in new followers for the week.


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