Fleetwood Mac’s from-the-vaults launch Rumours: Reside debuts at No. 4 on Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart (dated Sept. 23). It’s the very best debut on the record for the band in additional than 20 years, for the reason that act’s final full-length studio album, Say You Will, opened at No. 2 in Might 2003.
Comprised virtually completely of beforehand unreleased recordings, Rumours: Reside captures the band’s Aug. 29, 1977, live performance at The Discussion board in Inglewood, Calif., throughout the act’s Rumours Tour. The trek was in help of its then-most-recent studio launch Rumours, which had bowed earlier in 1977. That album would spend 31 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart – nonetheless essentially the most weeks at No. 1 for an album by a bunch. The set launched 4 high 10-charting hits on the Billboard Scorching 100, together with the group’s lone chart-topper, “Dreams.”
Additionally within the high 10 of the brand new Prime Album Gross sales chart, new releases from Olivia Rodrigo, V, Tyler Childers and BOYNEXTDOOR all arrive, whereas Lauren Daigle’s self-titled album re-enters the chart straight into the highest 10 after a deluxe reissue.
Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week primarily based solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Might 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece depend info from SoundScan, now Luminate. Pure album gross sales have been the only real measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart via the record dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a technique that blends album gross sales with monitor equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
Rumours: Reside offered just a little over 10,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending Sept. 14, in keeping with Luminate. Among the many songs featured on the album are such Scorching 100 hits as “Dreams,” “Oh Well,” “Landslide,” “Over My Head,” “Rhiannon,” “You Make Loving Fun” and “Go Your Own Way.” Rumours: Reside was obtainable to buy as a digital obtain album or in three bodily iterations (a 180-gram double vinyl set, a crystal-clear coloured double vinyl set offered through Walmart, and a two-CD bundle). Vinyl accounted for 44.5% of the album’s first-week gross sales.
At No. 1 on Prime Album Gross sales, Olivia Rodrigo’s Guts debuts with 150,000 copies offered. Of that sum, bodily gross sales comprise 138,000 (94,000 on vinyl, 43,000 on CD and 1,000 on cassette) and digital obtain gross sales comprise 12,000. Guts’ vinyl gross sales mark the seventh-largest week for a vinyl album since Luminate started electronically monitoring gross sales in 1991.
Guts’ first-week gross sales have been bolstered by its availability throughout 13 completely different vinyl variants. Among the many variants: a signed version and unique coloration vinyl and picture-disc editions offered via Amazon, impartial file shops, Spotify, Goal, City Outfitters, Walmart and Rodrigo’s webstore. Guts’ gross sales additionally acquired a lift from 4 CD editions (together with a signed model), a cassette tape and 4 deluxe boxed units offered via Rodrigo’s webstore (every containing a CD or vinyl LP together with branded merchandise).
BTS’ V sees his debut solo studio effort Layover enter at No. 2 on Prime Album Gross sales with 88,000 copies offered. Of its first-week gross sales, bodily gross sales comprise 79,000 (all on CD) and digital obtain gross sales comprise just a little over 9,000. Layover’s debut was enhanced by its availability in collectible CD choices – 13 in complete.
The set was launched in three commonplace iterations (dubbed Layover 1, Layover 2 and Layover 3, every containing branded paper items and merchandise particular to the iteration like photobooks, lyric books, posters, postcards and photocards, in addition to randomized stickers). Every iteration was additionally obtainable in variants offered solely via Barnes & Noble, Walmart and the Weverse retailer (a complete of 9; and every retailer had its personal unique photocard enclosed within the three variants). Lastly, Goal carried its personal unique model of the album (with a Goal-exclusive photocard), the place one of many three iterations of the album (Layover 1, 2 or 3) have been offered to the shopper (with on-line patrons randomly shipped one of many three iterations).
Tyler Childers’ Rustin’ within the Rain bows at No. 3 on Prime Album Gross sales with 25,000 copies offered. Of that sum, bodily gross sales comprise 17,500 (with 15,000 on vinyl and a couple of,500 on CD) and digital album gross sales comprise 7,500. The album was offered in 4 completely different vinyl variants, in addition to three deluxe boxed units unique to his webstore (every containing a vinyl LP and branded merch).
Taylor Swift’s chart-topping Converse Now (Taylor’s Model) is a non-mover at No. 5 on Prime Album Gross sales with just a little over 9,000 offered (down 3%), NewJeans’ former chief 2nd EP ‘Get Up’ falls 4-8 with almost 9,000 (down 19%), Rodrigo’s former No. 1 Bitter shoots 50-7 with just a little over 8,000 (up 288%), and Swift’s former No. 1 Midnights dips 7-8 with almost 8,000 (up 1%).
Lauren Daigle’s self-titled album re-enters Prime Album Gross sales at No. 9 (almost 8,000 offered; up 1,255%), prompted by its deluxe reissue on Sept. 8 with further tracks. The set initially debuted and peaked at No. 3 on the Might 27-dated chart. The deluxe version of the album was launched in 4 vinyl variants (together with exclusives for Barnes & Noble and the artist’s webstore), 4 CD variants (together with a Goal-exclusive cowl variant, a zine/CD bundle, a signed CD and a lenticular cowl model), and was obtainable in two Fan Pack choices (the place a chunk of branded merchandise was offered alongside a bodily copy of the album).
Rounding out the highest 10 of Prime Album Gross sales is BOYNEXTDOOR’s debut album Why.., which begins at No. 10 with almost 8,000 offered. The Ok-pop effort was obtainable in eight collectible CD editions (together with unique iterations offered via Barnes & Noble, Goal and the Weverse retailer), every with a typical set of branded paper items and merchandise gadgets (photobooks, movie images, posters, stickers, and the like) and randomized gadgets (together with photocards and publish playing cards).
The album was initially launched to buy as a digital obtain album on Sept. 4, adopted by its CD launch on Sept. 8. Within the week ending Sept. 14, CD gross sales comprised 99.8% of the album’s gross sales, with digital downloads comprising the remaining 0.2%.
Within the week ending Sept. 14, there have been 1.766 million albums offered within the U.S. (up 8.3% in comparison with the earlier week). Of that sum, bodily albums (CDs, vinyl LPs, cassettes, and so forth.) comprised 1.437 million (up 11.6%) and digital albums comprised 328,000 (down 4.1%).
There have been 649,000 CD albums offered within the week ending Sept. 14 (up 19.4% week-over-week) and 779,000 vinyl albums offered (up 6.1%). Yr-to-date CD album gross sales stand at 24.475 million (up 1.5% in comparison with the identical time-frame a 12 months in the past) and year-to-date vinyl album gross sales complete 32.66 million (up 20.1%).
Total year-to-date album gross sales complete 70.597 million (up 6.7% in comparison with the identical year-to-date time-frame a 12 months in the past). Yr-to-date bodily album gross sales stand at 57.512 million (up 11.3%) and digital album gross sales complete 13.085 million (down 9.9%).