Friday, December 27, 2013

Queen of The Charts: Beyoncé Still #1 on Billboard 200 Chart...Over 991K Sold in First 10 Days

Billboard released their official numbers yesterday, and as expected B is still No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.

In its second week, "Beyoncé" sold 374,000 copies in the week ending Dec. 22, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

So far, in its first 10 days of release, "Beyoncé" has sold 991,000 and is the 12th biggest-selling album of 2013.  And there's still one more tracking week left this year, which means "Beyoncé", will most likely finish 2013 among the top 10 sellers of the year.  She's unstoppable!!!  Well done B!!! Well done!!!

On the singles front, Billboard reports:
Beyonce blasts in at No. 12 with "Drunk in Love." The bow matches her best: she also started at No. 12 in 2006 with "Ring the Alarm". 
"Drunk," from Beyonce's self-titled set which commands the Billboard 200 for a second week, arrives with 58% of its Hot 100 points owed to streaming; the cut enters Streaming Songs at No. 3 with 6.3 million first-week U.S. streams. Sales comprise 28% of the song's Hot 100 points total, and airplay, 14%. It debuts on Digital Songs at No. 21 (61,000) and nears Radio Songs with 23 million in audience (up 150%).
"Drunk" enters the R&B Songs chart at No. 1 and R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 2. Plus, two other tracks from "Beyonce" debut on the Hot 100: "XO" (No. 66) and "Mine," featuring Drake (No. 99).
Congrats B!!!

Bonus:  B Closes Out North America December 22, 2013 in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center

Mrs. Carter....

--Princess Carter



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