ScHoolboy Q Scores His First #1 Album
March 5, 2014


ScHoolboy Q

Rapper ScHoolboy Q sees his major-label debut album, Oxymoron, bow at #1 on the sales chart this week with 139,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Oxymoron gives the rapper his best-selling album, following his two previous independent releases: 2011's Setbacks and 2012's Habits & Contradictions. Signed to Top Dawg Entertainment, the new album is ScHoolboy Q's first in a joint-venture with Interscope Records. It's also the first #1 album for the Top Dawg imprint, notes Billboard. Behind Oxymoron on the chart is the soundtrack to Disney's Frozen, which sits at #2 with 91,000 sold. It's the ninth straight week the album has spent in one of the top two positions on the chart, and it earned the Oscar on Sunday night for Best Original Song for "Let It Go." Meanwhile, Beck earns his second-highest charting album ever, as Morning Phase comes in at #3 with just over 87,000 sold. Beck has only charted higher with 2005's Guero, which debuted at #2. In total, Morning Phase is Beck's fifth Top 10 effort.

New releases continue to dominate the Top 5 as Kid Cudi's latest effort, Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon, debuts at #4 with 87,000. The digital-only set was sold exclusively on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon MP3 starting on February 25, and it was just released to other digital retailers on March 3. Latin artist Romeo Santos bows at #5 with Formula: Vol. 2, shifting 85,000.

Dierks Bentley's Riser enters the chart at #6 this week with 63,000 sold, marking his highest-charting set and best sales week since 2009's Feel That Fire. Fellow Country star Eric Church is #7 with The Outsides, moving 43,000 units. The Fray's Helios is the sixth and final debut in this week's Top 10, as the band's latest album starts at #8 with 37,000. This give The Fray its third Top 10 release. Finally, the Now 49 compilation is #9 this week with 34,000, and
Beyoncé's self-titled set is #10 with 32,000.




 
Music News
Demi Lovato Is Feeling "Cool for the Summer"
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Taylor Swift / album sales, Prince
Rockers Breaking Benjamin Land Their First #1 Album
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Robin Thicke, Apple Music, Prince
Chris Brown, Beyoncé Top BET Award Winners
Quick Hits: Shinedown, Rob Thomas, Foo Fighters, AC/DC, Kings of Leon
Yes Bassist Chris Squire Passes Away
FMQB Photo Pass: Rush
Quick Hits: Demi Lovato, Jessie J, Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival
Beyonce & The Weeknd Headlining Made In America Festival
Quick Hits: Pharrell & Adele, Eminem / Southpaw soundtrack, Legacy of Hope concert
Quick Hits: Apple Music, Chris Brown
Quick Hits: Billboard 200, BET Awards, Smashing Pumpkins, Tyga, Riot Fest, The Neighbourhood, Marina and the Diamonds, Roger Waters
Disturbed Ends Four-Year Hiatus with Immortalized
Quick Hits: Janet Jackson, Nickelback, Tove Lo, Rod Stewart, Grateful Dead, James Horner, Hollywood Walk of Fame
Breaking News
Nielsen Mid-Year Report: Overall U.S. Music Consumption Up 14%
July 2, 2015
Report: Facebook In Talks With Major Labels
In Brief - July 2, 2015
July 1, 2015
American General Media Names Picazzo Stevens PD At KAGM & KDLW/Albuquerque
Brandi Young Named SVP Of Sales For iHeartMedia Phoenix
Cumulus Media & Audioboom Announce Strategic Partnership
In Brief - July 1, 2015
June 30, 2015
iHeartRadio Takes Flight With Virgin America
Meredith Gardner & Josh Kahn Promoted To VPs of Digital Marketing & Product
In Brief - June 30, 2015
June 29, 2015
Alpha Media Louisville Names Otis Program Director/Afternoon Host At WDJX
Broadcasters Foundation Of America Names Dan Mason Co-Vice Chairman/Treasurer
JJ Kincaid Set To Wake Up Denver
BMG Acquires Verse Music Group
In Brief - June 29, 2015
June 26, 2015
eQB NOW
Sirius XM Agrees To Pay For Recordings Released Before 1972
Cumulus Names Troy Hanson PD At WKQX/Chicago
Brandon "Buster" Satterfield Joins Atlantic Records
June 25, 2015
Taylor Swift To Put 1989 On Apple Music
WLTW/New York To Celebrate 15 Years Of Broadway In Bryant Park
Report: Six Main Causes of Lost Quarter Hours
June 24, 2015
iHeartMedia Austin Names Zach Dillon Program Director For KHFI
FMQB NOW

Brian Mack, PD
WXXL/Orlando

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!