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  1. Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    6:14 am PDT 04/11/2016
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    None of 'Pablo’s' tracks were available for individual purchase, so the album debuts on the strength of only streams and traditional album sales. READ MORE

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  2. David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    6:55 am PST 01/18/2016
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    Fans were moved by the news of Bowie’s death, as nine of his further albums either re-entered or debuted on the Billboard 200 chart. READ MORE

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  3. David Bowie Heading for First No. 1 Album in U.S. on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Blackstar'

    10:12 am PST 01/12/2016
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    'Blackstar's' total equivalent album unit figure will be higher than 130,000, and should easily bump Adele's '25' from the top slot. READ MORE

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  4. Adele's '25' Sales Climb to 4.2M in U.S., May Sell 950K in Second Week

    11:32 am PST 12/02/2015
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    The album’s second tracking week began on Nov. 27. READ MORE

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  5. Adele's '25' Sales Rise to Over 4 Million in U.S.

    4:35 pm PST 11/30/2015
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    It is the first album to sell more than 4 million copies in a calendar year since Adele's own '21.' READ MORE

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  6. Adele's '25' Sales up to 2.8M in U.S., Headed for 3M Debut Week

    11:14 am PST 11/25/2015
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    Of that figure, 1.45 million are digital albums — by far a record haul for a digital set. READ MORE

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  7. Adele Officially Breaks *NSYNC's Single-Week U.S. Album Sales Record

    7:36 am PST 11/24/2015
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    The album has already sold at least 2,433,000 in pure album sales in slightly more than three days. READ MORE

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  8. Justin Bieber Scores Sixth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Purpose'

    1:22 pm PST 11/22/2015
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    The set earned 649,000 equivalent album units in the week ending on Nov. 19. READ MORE

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  9. The Weeknd Set for Big No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    8:01 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    Industry forecasters suggest the set will easily earn the singer his first No. 1 album with perhaps 350,000 equivalent album units earned in the week. READ MORE

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  10. How 'Empire' Is Crossing Over to Radio Charts With "Good Enough"

    6:19 am PDT 03/25/2015
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    "I have never seen a record pop quite like this, fueled by the popularity of the show, which, I have to admit, I am a fan of. It seems our audience relates to it." READ MORE

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  11. 'Empire' Is First TV Series Soundtrack to Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    7:27 am PDT 03/20/2015
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    No other TV-related soundtrack has done so since Diana Ross and The Supremes, and the Temptations, in 1969. READ MORE

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  12. 'Fifty Shades of Grey': How the Soundtrack Is Being Deployed to Sell the Steamy Movie

    9:15 am PST 02/02/2015
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    Videos by Ellie Goulding and The Weeknd are acting as prerelease trailers to lure viewers into theaters on Valentine's Day weekend. READ MORE

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  13. Barbra Streisand Goes Platinum for Historic 31st Time With 'Partners'

    7:57 am PST 01/20/2015
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    Streisand extends her record for the most Platinum album certifications for a woman in RIAA history. READ MORE

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  14. 'The Voice' Winner Craig Wayne Boyd Debuts at No. 1 on Hot Country Songs

    5:35 am PST 12/26/2014
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    With his coronation single "My Baby's Got a Smile on Her Face," the Blake Shelton protege is just the second artist to launch at the top spot READ MORE

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  15. Jennifer Lawrence Debuts on Billboard Hot 100: 'The Hanging Tree' Bows at No. 12

    2:44 pm PST 12/03/2014
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    The Oscar-winning actress charts her first hit, from 'Mockingjay, Part 1' READ MORE

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  16. Taylor Swift's '1989' No. 1 for Third Week on Billboard 200

    4:20 pm PST 11/19/2014
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    The Foo Fighter's 'Sonic Highways' debuts at No. 2 READ MORE

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  17. Taylor Swift's '1989' Surging Toward 1.2 Million Debut

    5:36 am PDT 10/30/2014
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    It will become the biggest-selling album released in 2014 after only one week on sale, and make Swift the only act to earn three million-selling weeks READ MORE

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  18. Adele's '21' Surpasses 11 Million In U.S. Sales

    4:20 pm PDT 10/10/2014
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    The album generated five hit singles, three of them No. 1s: "Rolling in the Deep," "Set Fire to the Rain" and "Someone Like You" READ MORE

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  19. Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga's 'Cheek To Cheek' Debuts at No. 1

    11:31 am PDT 10/01/2014
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    88-year old Bennett is the oldest living act to earn a No. 1 album READ MORE

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