Posts tagged "Billboard 200"

Weird Al Yankovic Scores First No. 1 Album with ‘Mandatory Fun’

Fact: Weird Al Yankovic’s new album has (so far) sold more copies than Robin Thicke’s new album. Mandatory Fun has landed on top of the Billboard 200 chart, earning Weird Al his first No. 1 album. Ever.

By: Peggy Truong / July 23, 2014

Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta’ is the Country’s No. 1 Album for the Second Week in a Row

Jay Z is still on top. Nielsen SoundScan’s latest numbers have placed the rapper’s 12th studio album, Magna Carta... Holy Grail on top of the Billboard 200 charts for the second week in a row, beating Sara BareillesThe Blessed Unrest, which sold 68,000 copies domestically. [via MTV] In third place is children's album Kidz Bop

By: Peggy Truong / July 24, 2013