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BTS Lands Sixth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With ‘Proof’

BTS’ new compilation album Proof debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated June 25), garnering the pop group its sixth chart-topper. The retrospective — consisting mostly of previously released material — bows with 314,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending June 16, according to Luminate. The overwhelmingly […]

Bruce Springsteen Becomes First Act With Top 5-Charting Albums in Each of Last 6 Decades

As Bruce Springsteen’s new album Letter to You debuts at No. 2 on the new Billboard 200 chart, he becomes the first act with new top five-charting albums in each of the last six decades (1970s, ‘80s, ‘90s, ‘00s, ‘10s and the ‘20s).

Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ Becomes First Million-Selling Album of 2020 in U.S.

As Taylor Swift’s Folklore album returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for an eighth nonconsecutive week (on the chart dated Oct. 31), it also becomes the first album to sell a million copies in the U.S. in 2020.

Taylor Swift Surpasses Whitney Houston for Most Weeks at No. 1 Among Women in Billboard 200’s History

Taylor Swift’s Folklore album returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, collecting a seventh nonconsecutive week atop the tally. In doing so, Swift surpasses Whitney Houston’s longstanding record, among women, for the most cumulative weeks at No. 1, across all of her chart-topping albums.

Taylor Swift Achieves Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

Taylor Swift’s Folklore flies in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, capturing the biggest week for any album since Swift’s last release, 2019’s Lover.

‘Frozen 2’ Early Digital Release Brought Soundtrack Back to Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart

The soundtrack to 'Frozen 2' returns to the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in two months thanks to the film’s early arrival to digital retail and rental services, as well as the Disney+ streaming platform.

Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” Sees Massive Sales Bump After Surprise Oscars Performance

Eminem’s surprise performance of "Lose Yourself" at the Academy Awards on Sunday night spurred a big sales gain for the former No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 single, according to initial sales reports to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Leads to Big Sales Gains

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s team-up for the Super Bowl LIV halftime show resulted in immediate sales gains for both superstars.

Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” Sees 80 Percent Streaming Boost After 2020 Grammys

Artists ranging from Camila Cabello and Tyler, the Creator to Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X brought home big streaming gains in the wake of their performances on the 2020 Grammy Awards.

Post Malone’s ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ Is Nielsen Music/MRC Data’s Top Album of 2019

Post Malone closed out 2019 with the most popular album of the year in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. The data-tracking company reports that the genre-blending artist’s 'Hollywood’s Bleeding' effort, his third release, earned 3.001 million equivalent album units during the year, with 357,000 of that sum coming from album sales.

Harry Styles’ ‘Fine Line’ Album Earns Huge No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

Harry Styles lands his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his sophomore effort 'Fine Line' makes a huge debut atop the list.

‘Frozen 2’ Soundtrack Hits No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

The 'Frozen 2' soundtrack jumps to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as the set rises from No. 3 to No. 1 with 80,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending Dec. 5, according to Nielsen Music.