Billboard 200 Recent News

Justin Bieber Turns 22: Here Are His 22 Biggest Moments From the Last Year

Laura Bellini | March 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

It’s been a very busy, and successful, year for Justin Bieber.More »


Adele’s ’21’ Named Top Album of All Time by ‘Billboard’

Callie Mills | November 13, 2015 - 4:40 pm

She’s a legendary woman. … More »


Selena Gomez Is No. 1 with ‘Revival’

Peggy Truong | October 19, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Put it in the books.

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

Peggy Truong | July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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.

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

Peggy Truong | July 24, 2013 - 3:00 pm

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… More »