Selena Gomez chalked up her second consecutive Number One album as her latest LP Revival claimed the superior spot, selling 117,000 copies in the debut week. Of that total, 85,000 got their start in pure album sales, with the remainder largely via bulk purchases of Gomez and A$AP Rocky’s single “Good for You,” which is constantly on the ascend the Hot 100 since its June release, and her new single “Same Old Love.” 2013’s Stars Dance previously marked the 23-year-old singer’s first Number One album about the Billboard 200, back with her the Scene-less debut selling 97,000 copies rolling around in its first week, Billboard reports.
The Game’s The Documentary 2, the sequel to his 2005 breakthrough, checked in at Number Two with 95,000 total albums sold; in contrast, the initial Documentary hit Number One within the Billboard 200 upon its to liberate decade ago. The rapper quickly followed up his new album which has a companion LP titled The Documentary 2.5, which has been released this Friday.
Other than the very best two spots, that it was a quiet week as just one more technology – country singer Jana Kramer’s Thirty-One at Number 10 – was able to infiltrate the Top 10. Boosted by an five-percent uptick in sales – likely the effect of his Saturday Night Live performance – the Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness clung to Number Three, in advance of Fetty Wap’s self-titled debut and Drake and Future’s What a Time to Be Alive at Four and Five respectively. A week after setting up in the very best spot, Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable slipped into Number Eight.
Same Old Love
Besides the Number One battle developing for next week’s Billboard 200 between Demi Lovato, Pentatonix plus the Game, one more thing at stake about the charts: Whether Taylor Swift’s 1989 makes it a year straight inside the Top 10. This week, 1989’s 51st week around the Billboard 200, the album finished at Number Six.