Congratulations are in order for ‘Interscope’s Lana Del Rey this week.
For, by way of her singles ‘Ride‘, ‘Video Games’ and ‘Born To Die‘, her latest LP – of the same name as the latter- has now reached sales of 3 million units shifted worldwide.
Good news below…
With 100,000 units of the album and its EP ‘The Paradise Edition’ in the last week, the project has now moved a total of 3,047,000 units worldwide, outselling Rihanna‘s 2011 effort ‘Talk That Talk’ and Nicki Minaj‘s sophomore set ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded’, despite so-so chart positions for its singles.
WW sales: @lanadelrey, Born To Die (Paradise Edition) 100,000 (3,047,000 total).
— Chart News (@chartnews) January 4, 2013
Serving cuts penned by Rey herself, the album enjoyed a peak position of #1 in the UK, France and Australia while hitting #2 in the US upon its January 31st 2012 release and enjoys a favorable Metacritic of 61/100.