BEYONCÉ Sells 828k In 1st Week; Becomes Fastest Selling Album on iTunes


Beyoncé is the king and the queen?


Her new self titled album, containing 14 songs and 17 videos which was made available exclusively on iTunes on Friday the 13th has become the fastest selling album ever on the digital store with worldwide sales of 828,773, Apple has announced.

The album which went to number 1 in 104 countries sold 617,213 copies in the US alone which will help the singer notch her fifth consecutive No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200. It will also be the biggest debut week for her, the earlier being B’day in 2006 which it moved 541,000 copies.

In addition to the above, it also becomes the biggest debut week by a female artist since Taylor Swift sold sold 1.2 million copies of Red in November 12, 2012. Congrats to Bey and the team on the great promo (without any promo).

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