Arlington, Texas based a capella group Pentatonix narrowly held off pop star Demi Lovato in a hotly contested race to score its first ever number one album on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
Propelled by the group’s hit lead single, “Can’t Sleep Love,” Pentatonix’s self-titled album tallied just over 98K impressions (88K pure album sales), while Lovato’s Confident was just off the pace with 96K impressions (77K pure album sales).
Elsewhere on the chart, new entries in this week’s top ten include Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly bowing at number four with his sophomore album, General Admission. The Game’s Documentary 2.5 debuts at number six. Progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria show up for the party at number ten with their latest album, The Color Before the Sun.
Check out the complete list of top 10 albums below.
1. Pentatonix – Pentatonix
2. Demi Lovato – Confident
4. Machine Gun Kelly – General Admission
5. Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
6. The Game – The Documentary 2.5
7. Selena Gomez – Revival
8. Drake and Future – What A Time To Be Alive
9. Taylor Swift – 1989
10. Coheed and Cambria – The Color Before the Sun