U2 Overtakes Taylor Swift to Nab Their Eighth #1 Album

After three weeks at #1, TAYLOR SWIFT has dropped to #3 on the Billboard 200. U2 now takes the top spot after selling 186,000 copies of their new album “Songs of Experience” in its first week. This is U2’s eighth #1 album . . . and it’s the biggest sales week for a rock album in 2017.

CHRIS STAPLETON is #2. He sold 125,000 copies of his new album in its first week out.

Here’s this week’s Top 10:

  1.  NEW: “Songs of Experience”, U2 . . . 186,000 copies
  2.  NEW: “From a Room: Volume 2”, Chris Stapleton . . . 125,000 copies
  3.  “Reputation”, Taylor Swift . . . 112,000 copies
  4.  “Divide”, Ed Sheeran . . . 68,000 copies
  5.  “A Pentatonix Christmas”, Pentatonix . . . 66,000 copies
  6.  “Tell Me You Love Me”, Demi Lovato . . . 63,000 copies
  7.  “The Thrill of It All”, Sam Smith . . . 47,000 copies
  8.  “Christmas”, Michael Bublé . . . 42,000 copies
  9.  NEW: “War & Leisure”, Miguel . . . more than 40,000 copies
  10.  “The Anthology: Part 1 – The First Five Years”, Garth Brooks . . . 40,000 copies

(Billboard)

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