BillboardThe ‘s Best Selling Album Rankings ranks the top selling albums of the week based solely on traditional album sales. The history of the graph dates back to May 25, 1991, the first week Billboard started compiling tables with information on the number of electronically controlled rooms from SoundScan, now MRC Data. Pure album sales was the only metric used by the Billboard 200 album chart in the listing dated December 6, 2014, after which this chart moved to a methodology that blends album sales with equivalent album units. to streaming track and equivalent album units. For all graphic news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.
Lana Del Rey’s new album blue ramps starts at # 2 for best-selling albums with 19,000 sales. This is her second album to debut in the top two in 2021, following the No.1 arrival of Chemtrails on the Country Club (graph of April 3). In total, blue ramps is Del Rey’s eighth top 10 on bestselling album.
Duran Duran marks his highest ever album on the Best Selling Album chart in 30 years, as a new studio Future Past debuted at No. 3 with 17,000 sold. Previously, the group’s highest-ranked album on the tally was their self-titled 1993 album, which debuted and peaked at No.7 in 1993. (The group’s Billboard 200 chart history dates back to the early years of the 1980s. 1980, but best-selling chart albums didn’t start until 1991.)
On the Billboard 200, Future Past debuts at No.28 – the group’s 13th album in the top 40 of the charts. Future Past Also launches at No. 1 on the Tastemaker Albums chart, which ranks the top-selling albums of the week in independent record stores and small chains. (The set has sold just over 5,000 copies in the indie and small chain industries.)
Elton John’s Featured Collaborations Album Confinement sessions Takes No.4 for Best Selling Albums (17,000 sold) – its highest charting effort since 2013 The diving board debuted and peaked at No. 4. The new album features a host of A-List stars including Dua Lipa, Stevie Nicks, Charlie Puth, Eddie Vedder and Stevie Wonder.
The classic Rolling Stones album from 1981 Tattoo yourself debuts at No.5 on Best Selling Albums, following the set’s anniversary deluxe re-release on October 22. The set, which topped the Billboard 200 for nine weeks in 1981, has been re-released in a variety of expanded formats, many including previously unreleased tracks. All versions of the album, old and new, are combined for tracking and mapping purposes. Absolutely, Tattoo yourself sold 17,000 copies in the United States during the week ending October 28 – compared to a negligible sum the week before.
Dream Theater’s latest studio album, A view from the top of the world, ranks 6th among best-selling albums with 12,000 copies sold. This is the sixth top 10 mapping effort for the act. My Morning Jacket collects its fourth top 10 on best-selling albums, as its eponymous new effort begins at No.7 with just under 12,000 copies sold. Rock band Every Time I Die completes their top 10 debut, as their new ensemble Radical enters at No. 8 with 11,000 sales.
The Beatles’ So be it dropped from No.1 to No.9 (11,000; down 77%) after returning to the chart a week ago after its expanded deluxe reissue.
The closing of the top 10 is that of John Coltrane Supreme Love: Living in Seattle, which rose from No.87 to No.10 in its second week in the rankings, selling 11,000 copies (up 583%). This is the second top 10 for the jazz legend on the chart, after 2018 Both directions at once: the lost album (No.5).