With the passing of Amy Winehouse having heavy impact on the Billboard 200 last week and the long awaited release of Kelly Rowland‘s ‘Here I Am’ making its way to the world this week, it has certainly been an interesting last few days for music lovers.
For many have been curious to find out exactly how these two events would play out when this week’s sales figures rolled in.
Now they must wait no more.
Sales figures and chart positions below…
With 77,000 units sold, Rowland’s ‘Here I Am’ is one the highest selling debuts the entertainer has ever scored as a solo artist, much to the delight of her ever loyal ‘Rowldawgs’. The LP makes its debut at #3.
At #2 is Adele‘s ‘21′ with 83,000 copies sold in the US in the last week and two places below her is Amy Winehouse with ‘Back To Black‘ with a sales increase of 44% in just seven days with exactly 54,000 units moved in the last seven days.
Elsewhere on the chart, ‘4‘ by Beyonce holds it top ten position by charting at #6. The LP which recently received a platinum certification, generated sales of 41,000 units in this chart week.