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McCartney III It sold 104,000 copies in the US in the week ending December 24, according to Nielsen Music / MRC data. His last solo rock album to record a bigger sales week was McCartney’s album Egypt station, Which opened at number one on the list dated September 22, 2018 with 147,000 copies sold. (Egypt stationSales are boosted – like many other albums – with a concert / album sale redemption offer, plus merchandise / album packages, both I stopped To calculate sales charts As of October 9th.)
McCartney III And the Egypt station They are McCartney’s two numbers on the best selling album chart, which launched on May 25, 1991.
McCartney IIIIts strong sales have helped it to be available in a variety of CD and vinyl LP formats, including versions with alternative artwork or colored vinyl. The album sold 53,000 copies on CD; Approximately 32,000 on vinyl LP, 18,000 on digital downloads and 1,000 on cassette.
The album was available in over 10 different types of vinyl, which combined to sell nearly 32,000 copies in its first week – the third-largest sales week for a vinyl album since Nielsen Music / MRC Data began tracking music sales electronically in 1991. Weeks debut From Jack White‘s Lazarito (40,000) and Pearl jam‘s Vitalogue (34,000) was the largest.
McCartney III Naturally it premieres at number one on the weekly Vinyl albums The chart, which ranks the best vinyl LPs for the week.
The new album was also a popular seller in independent record stores, with 16,000 copies sold in all formats available in independent stores. Bend at No. 1 on Tastemaker albums Chart, ranks the week’s best-selling albums on indie music stores. (Both charts will be published in full at paintingWebsite for December 29th.)
For the rest of the top ten on the most recent album sales chart, Taylor Swift‘s forever 1-2 falls into its third week with 102,000 copies sold (down 34%), while Eminem‘s Music to kill It re-enters at number three with 33,000 sold (after the January 2020 release it was re-released on December 18th with 16 additional tracks).
Former No. 1 in Swift folklore 2-4 dips with 32,500 selling (down 69%), NCT‘s Resonance, point. 1 Play 93-5 after the album was re-released on December 18 with additional tracks, Carrie Underwood‘s my gift It drops 3-6 with the 27,000 sold (up 5%) and Chris Stapleton‘s Starting over It is up 8-7 with 22,000 (up 29%).
The top ten are rounded off by three former top ranked players: AC / DC‘s Power up (7-8 with just under 22,000 sold; up 18%), BTS” Be (Immobile at 9th position with 21,000; up 28%) and Harry Stiles” A fine line (4-10 with 20,500; down 18%).