With backing from Jay Brown‘s ‘Roc Nation’, a Rihanna duet and production from Dr.Luke on deck, it’d be safe to say that many had high hopes for Shakira‘s self-titled new album, which hit stores on March 21st!
Today, after earning a Metacritic score of 68/100, the project has welcomed the unveiling of its opening week numbers, telling just how many US consumers picked up the project upon its release.
How she fared?
Find out below…
Debut chart position: #2
Opening week sales figure: 85,199
Modest, to say the very least, the ‘Beautiful Liar’s first week digits saw her miss the #1 spot by 73,289 units, after Disney‘s ‘Frozen’ soundtrack stayed atop the Billboard 200 with 158,408 units moved in the last week.
Elsewhere, Beyonce‘s self-titled studio set continues its lengthy run in the Top 20 this week, moving 15,091 copies with the aid of new single ‘Partition’ and her Platinum piece ‘Drunk in Love‘, whose global sales now stumble towards the 2 million milestone.