Much ado has been made about Trey Songz‘s latest album ‘Chapter V’. Will it sell? Will it not?
Well, the conundrum ends now with the publishing of the set’s official first week sales. How did Songz fare? Find out after the jump!
According to Billboard, the ‘Heart Attack’ led set debuted with first week sales of…
The figure will no doubt be bittersweet for the 27 year old. On the one hand, it’s his first turn atop of the Billboard 200.
Each of Songz’ LP’s have peaked progressively higher on the US tally. 2005’s ‘I Gotta Make It’ bowed at #20, followed by 2007’s ‘Trey Day’, which reached #11. ‘Ready’ rocketed to #3 in 2009, and ‘Passion, Pleasure, & Pain’ claimed the #2 spot in 2010. The latter, however, did so with sales of 240,000 – almost 100,000 copies more than he sold this time to hit #1.
Sign of the times or waning interest? We say a blend of both. But, hey, whichever it’s spun, Trey is number one.