TWICE collects its second prime 10 album on Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart, and largest gross sales week but, as Method of Love: O+T=<3 debuts at No. 2 on the Nov. 27-dated chart. It offered 58,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending Nov. 18, marking the most important gross sales body for the South Korean lady group but, surpassing the 43,000-sales launch of Style of Love in June (No. 1 debut).
Of Method of Love: O+T=<3’s 58,000 offered, bodily album gross sales comprise 56,000 (all from its CD editions) and digital album gross sales comprise 2,000. Like many Ok-pop releases, the CD version of the brand new album was issued in a number of collectible packages (six, together with two Goal-exclusive editions) every with a set of ordinary inner paper items (photobook, sticker, photocard set, poster, and many others.) and randomized parts. (For example of the latter, every CD bundle incorporates 4 of 60 totally different picture playing cards – successfully buying and selling playing cards branded to a person member of the nine-person act).
The South Korean lady group hit the highest 10 earlier in 2021 with the No. 1 debut Style of Love: The tenth Mini Album (June 26 chart).
The brand new album was preceded by the observe “The Feels,” which grew to become the group’s first charting effort on the Billboard Scorching 100 songs chart, spending per week at No. 83 on the Oct. 16-dated checklist.
Elsewhere on the newest Prime Album Gross sales chart, new albums from Taylor Swift, Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak), Jason Aldean and Cash Man debut within the prime 10, whereas a deluxe reissue of Nirvana’s 1991 album Nevermind spurs its re-entry into the highest 5.
Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based mostly solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Might 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece rely info from SoundScan, now MRC Knowledge. Pure album gross sales have been the only real measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart by way of the checklist dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a technique that blends album gross sales with observe equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, comply with @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
Taylor Swift’s Pink (Taylor’s Model) bounds in at No. 1 on Prime Album Gross sales with 369,000 copies offered within the U.S. within the week ending Nov. 18 – the biggest gross sales week of 2021 for any album as much as that time. The set’s gross sales have been bolstered by its simultaneous availability on CD, vinyl LP and digital obtain, in addition to CD hand-signed by Swift that was offered by way of her webstore and by way of unbiased document shops. The album offered 261,000 bodily copies (145,000 on CD and 114,000 on vinyl LP) and 108,000 digital downloads.
Silk Sonic, the duo of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, arrives at No. 3 on Prime Album Gross sales with its first album, An Night With Silk Sonic. The set offered 42,000 copies, with 24,000 by way of digital downloads and 18,000 bodily copies (all from its CD version, in addition to limited-edition CD boxed units offered by way of the act’s webstore).
The Thirtieth-anniversary deluxe reissue of Nirvana’s chart-topping Nevermind album prompts its re-entry at No. 4 with 22,000 copies offered (up 1,867%). The remastered reissue was obtainable in a wide range of editions that comprise an array of dwell tracks recorded in 1991 and 1992 throughout the Nevermind tour. All variations of the album, outdated and new, are mixed for monitoring and charting functions. Nevermind reached No. 1 on Prime Album Gross sales dated Jan. 11, 1992 and spent two weeks atop the checklist.
ABBA’s Voyage drifts from No. 1 to No. 5 in its second week on Prime Album Gross sales (with 19,000 offered; down 75%) whereas Jason Aldean’s new Macon debuts at No. 6 with just below 19,000 offered. Prince and the Revolution’s Purple Rain soundtrack vaults 51-7 with 17,000 offered (up 471%) thanks partly to the discharge of a purple-colored vinyl version of the album unique to Goal shops. (All vinyl editions of the album mixed accounted for 16,500 of the album’s whole gross sales for the week – up 511%.)
Swift’s Fearless (Taylor’s Model) bumps 17-8 with a bit of over 13,000 offered (up 123%), Cash Man’s new Blockchain debuts at No. 9 with 13,000 offered and Ed Sheeran’s former No. 1 = rounds out the highest 10, falling 3-10 with 12,000 offered (down 28%).