In at #2, 6 and 9 respectively are ‘Whitney: The Greatest Hits‘, ‘The Bodyguard’ and ‘Whitney Houston‘, making Whitney the first woman in Billboard history to have three albums in the top ten at the same time.
Selling a total of 320,000 albums and 373,000 tracks in the last week alone, sales of her music are set to rise even further.
For, in a bid to capitalize on the renewed interest in her discography, major retailers have begun stocking her music this week to drive physical sales up, as most of her sales last week were generated digitally.
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Elsewhere, Adele is setting a few records of her own with ’21’. Indeed, with 22 weeks spent atop the Billboard 200, it is now the longest running #1 album since Prince‘s 1984 release, ‘Purple Rain’.
Moving 297,000 copies in the last week, the album sits 6 spots above its predecessor ‘19‘, which sold 39,000 units since the last week’s tally.
At #14 is Rihanna’s ‘Talk That Talk‘ with 23,202 units and at #54 is Beyonce‘s ‘4‘ shifting 9,184 units bringing its total sales to 1,144,844.
Well done to all!