As far as Pop Princes go, very few can boast of a creative kingdom quite as fruitful as Bruno Mars’.
Joining Pink, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Beyonce as one of this generation’s few ‘mega sellers’, the last seven days have seen the Hawaiian heart throb break an applause worthy chart record that may give a few of his rivals good reason to envy his commercial pull.
Find out how below…
Four years after its ‘Elektra’ backed release, the performer’s hit single ‘Just The Way You Are’ sold its 6 millionth copy in the US this week, seeing it become the 25th cut in chart history to achieve such a feat in the market!
Certified 2x Platinum in the UK and 6x Platinum in the US, the number’s record breaking success comes as the star’s latest album ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ electric slides its way to sales of 5 million units worldwide, helped in part by the Triple Platinum ‘Treasure‘ and his rising smash ‘Gorilla.‘
Elsewhere – as Bruno‘s ‘Jukebox’ continues to churn out hit after hit- Lana Del Rey’s debut album ‘Born To Die’ saw its US sales reach the 861,000 milestone, almost two years after its January 2012 release.
This, as Lady GaGa‘s ‘ARTPOP‘ welcomed global first week sales of 661,000 units while Tamar Braxton‘s ‘Love & War’‘s US digits belt their way to 242,000 copies sold, thanks to the continued success of its #1 single of the very same name!