It seems to be Adele’s world and we’re all just living in it.
For the third week in a row, the British singer’s latest album, 25, sits atop of the Billboard Top 200 chart and it may not come down before the end of 2015. With 728K impressions (650K pure sales) the release becomes the first album in Nielsen history to sell at 650K copies in each of its first three weeks of release. Already at an estimated 5.19 million units sold, it is predicated the album will cross the six million mark before the end of the year.
Meanwhile, mega band Coldplay is forced to play second fiddle as their latest album, the highly anticipated A Head Full of Dreams, debuts at number two this week with 210K impressions (195K pure sales).
Other debuts of the week also stymied by Adele’s dominance include G-Eazy’s When It’s Dark Out (No. 5), Rick Ross’ Black Market (No. 6), and Troye Sivan’s Blue Neighbourhood (No. 7).
Check out the complete list of top 10 albums below.
1. Adele – 25
2. Coldplay – A Head Full Of Dreams
3. Justin Bieber – Purpose
4. Pentatonix – That’s Christmas To Me
5. G- Eazy – When It’s Dark Out
6. Rick Ross – Black Market
7. Troye Sivan – Blue Neighbourhood
8. One Direction – Made In The A.M.
9. Chris Stapleton – Travelier