Chart Listings: Highest 1st Week Sales For A Black Artist In Soundscan EVER

November 30, 2016 4:59 am 1 comment Views:
01 – 12-12-15 – 3,377,885 – 25 – Adele (01)
02 – 04-08-00 – 2,415,859 – NO STRINGS ATTACHED – ‘NSync (02)
03 – 08-11-01 – 1,879,955 – CELEBRITY – ‘NSync (03)
04 – 06-10-00 – 1,760,049 – THE MARSHALL MATHERS LP – Eminem (04)
05 – 12-09-00 – 1,591,191 – BLACK AND BLUE – Backstreet Boys (05)
06 – 06-15-02 – 1,321,799 – THE EMINEM SHOW – Eminem
07 – 06-03-00 – 1,319,193 – OOPS!…I DID IT AGAIN – Britney Spears (06)
08 – 11-08-14 – 1,286,544 – 1989 – Taylor Swift (07)
09 – 01-06-01 – 1,258,667 – 1 – Beatles
10 – 11-10-12 – 1,208,290 – RED – Taylor Swift (08)
11 – 01-09-16 – 1,157,296 – 25 – Adele
12 – 03-19-05 – 1,140,638 – THE MASSACRE – 50 Cent (09)
13 – 06-05-99 – 1,133,505 – MILLENNIUM – Backstreet Boys (10)
14 – 12-19-15 – 1,112,162 – 25 – Adele
15 – 06-11-11 – 1,108,403 – BORN THIS WAY – Lady GaGa (11)
16 – 04-10-04 – 1,096,213 – CONFESSIONS – Usher (12)
17 – 12-05-98 – 1,085,373 – DOUBLE LIVE – Garth Brooks (13)
18 – 01-09-93 – 1,061,483 – THE BODYGUARD – Soundtrack
19 – 11-04-00 – 1,054,511 – CHOCOLATE STARFISH… – Limp Bizkit (14)
20 – 11-13-10 – 1,046,718 – SPEAK NOW – Taylor Swift (15)

I never noticed this until i looked at the list but he has the highest first week sales of any black artist in the history of Soundscan.

http://raviudeshi.com/15/12/album-sales-char

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