23.7 C
Lagos

Lana Del Rey tops Billboard chart and Linkin Park sales climb

Must Read

BBN Viewers Can Now Join NLC Protest – Shehu Sani

The Former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has spoken on the NLC protest in response to Laycon winning...

NLC Strike: Labour, FG Reach Agreement, Industrial Action Suspended

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC has entered into an agreement with the Federal government on electricity tariff...

BBNaija 2020: Laycon wins

BBNaija 2020: Laycon wins Olamilekan Agbeleshe, Laycon Popularly has emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija Season...

Lana Del Rey landed her second chart-topping record and led a slew of new albums in the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, while Linkin Park experienced a sales surge following the suicide of the band’s frontman middle of last month.
Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” sold 80,000 albums, 24,000 songs and was streamed more than 36 million times, totaling 107,000 album units, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. It is her second album to debut at No. 1, following her 2014 album “Ultraviolence.”
Del Rey edged out rapper Tyler, The Creator’s album “Flower Boy,” which debuted at No. 2 with 106,000 album units sold, while rapper Meek Mill’s “Wins & Losses” landed at No. 3 with 102,000 copies sold.
California alt-rock band Linkin Park saw two of its albums re-enter the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart this week as sales surged following Chester Bennington’s death on July 20. The band’s May album “One More Light” climbed from No. 17 to No. 4 with 50,000 album units, while 2000’s “Hybrid Theory” rose from No. 27 to No. 8 with 41,000 units sold.
Other new entries in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 album chart this week include the soundtrack of Disney Channel movie “Descendants 2” at No. 6 and Latin pop singer Romeo Santos at No. 10 with “Golden.”
Last week’s chart-topper, rapper Jay-Z’s “4:44,” dropped to No. 7 this week.
On the Digital Songs chart, which measures online single sales, Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi’s catchy summer hit “Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber continued its hold on No. 1, with another 102,000 copies sold.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

BBN Viewers Can Now Join NLC Protest – Shehu Sani

The Former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has spoken on the NLC protest in response to Laycon winning...

NLC Strike: Labour, FG Reach Agreement, Industrial Action Suspended

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC has entered into an agreement with the Federal government on electricity tariff and the planned industrial strike...

BBNaija 2020: Laycon wins

BBNaija 2020: Laycon wins Olamilekan Agbeleshe, Laycon Popularly has emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija Season 5. The...

BBNaija 2020: Neo Evicted From Big Brother House

Neo has just been evicted from the bigbrother naija house Neo is the second housemate to be...

BBNaija 2020: Vee Evicted From Big Brother House

Vee has just been evicted from the bigbrother naija house vee is the first housemate to be...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -