Selena Gomez Scores Her Best Sales Week Yet
July 31, 2013

Selena Gomez has earned her first #1 album and the best sales week of her career as her latest effort, Stars Dance, bows at #1 on the chart with 97,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Gomez, who just turned 21 last week, is also the youngest solo female artist to hit #1 since Taylor Swift did it in 2010. On the chart dated November 13 of that year, the then-20-year old Swift debuted on top with Speak Now, according to Billboard.com. Gomez also bumps Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail down to #2 with 77,000, and the soundtrack to Teen Beach Movie is #3 with 57,000 sold.

Meanwhile, Kidz Bop 24 falls to #4 this week with 39,000, and Marc Anthony's new Spanish-language album, 3.0, debuts at #5 by shifting nearly 39,000 units. 3.0 marks Anthony's best sales week and highest-charting set since his 2002 English album, Mended, debuted and peaked at #3 with 111,000. Florida Georgia Line is in the #6 slot with Here's to the Good Times, selling 30,000, and Imagine Dragons' Night Visions is #7 with another 27,000 sold.

Hard rockers
We Came As Romans open at #8 this week with Tracing Back Roots, selling 26,000 and giving the band its best sales week yet. Debuting at #9 is the Rich Gang compilation from Young Money and Cash Money Records, which shifted 24,000 copies. Rounding out the Top 10 is Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience, which moved 21,000.




 
Music News
Drake's Views Back at #1 on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Adele, Drake, Lumineers, Green Day
Louise Goffin plays Carnegie Hall with music legend Donovan
Metallica to Perform on The Howard Stern Show
The Weeknd Releases New Single with Daft Punk
FMQB Photo Pass: AC/DC
Beyoncé to Headline Charity Tidal X Concert
Quick Hits: The Weeknd, Metallica, Lady Gaga, Chance the Rapper & Kanye West, Tori Amos
Quick Hits: Prince, Mariah Carey, AC/DC
Five New Debuts in Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: RHCP, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Green Day
Quick Hits: Prince tribute concert, Coldplay, Billie Joe Armstrong
Lady Gaga's New Album Joanne Arrives October 21
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Reviews Jeff Lynne's ELO Live In Concert and Chats with the Unique Performer
Quick Hits: DNCE, Tom Morello & Global Citizen: The World On Stage
Breaking News
Katy Perry Teams With Funny Or Die & iHeartMedia To Rock The Vote
WPLJ/New York Nighttime Stars Ralphie and Melony Torres Flip On-Air Shifts
Jacob Leshaa Promoted to Digital Program Director of Entercom San Francisco
September 26, 2016
Kim Guthrie Appointed President of Cox Media Group
Lori Bennett Joins Cumulus Grand Rapids As OM/PD
iHeartMusic Music Festival Rocked Las Vegas
KPLV-FM (93.1 The Party)/Las Vegas Flips To 93.1 The Mountain
KUDL (Star 106.5)/Sacramento To Recognize Residents' Service To Community
September 23, 2016
iHeartMedia Introduces On Demand Services iHeartRadio Plus & iHeartRadio All Access
2016 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
September 22, 2016
Ray Nelson Joins Cumulus As VP/Market Manager, Huntsville, AL
Britney Spears Headlines An All-Star Lineup For B96/Chicago's Jingle Bash
Concord Music Group Appoints Tom "Grover" Biery SVP/Digital Marketing, Strategy and D2C
B98.5 & Melissa Carter Celebrate Atlanta Pride 2016
September 21, 2016
iHeartMedia Honolulu Unveils On-Air Lineup For 93.9 The Beat
Cumulus Brings "Zazza Mornings with Cheree" To WZNS/Fort Walton Beach & WABD/Mobile
New ASCAP Digital Team To Transform Services For Members, Licensees
In Brief - September 21, 2016
September 20, 2016
Report: Pandora Tops Rapidly Changing US Music Streaming Market
2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival Superstar Presenters and Attendees Revealed
CBS Radio Renews Content and Distribution Agreement with Westwood One
WODS/Boston Presents 103.3 AMP Radio's Electric Bounce House
September 19, 2016
NuVoodoo Ratings Study: Radio Station Contests Have A Problem
Big Boy Annouces Real 92.3/Los Angeles' "The Real Show"
FMQB NOW

          Question Of
           The Week

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!