John Mayer Scores #2 Debut
August 28, 2013


John Mayer
The latest album from Country artist Luke Bryan, Crash My Party, earns a second frame at #1 on the sales chart this week as it sells 159,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That is enough to hold off John Mayer from the top spot, as Mayer bows at #2 with Paradise Valley, selling 144,000 copies. This marks Mayer's fifth consecutive solo set to debut in the Top Two. His last two albums, 2012's Born and Raised and 2009's Battle Studies, both entered at #1. In total, all of Mayer's six studio albums have reached the Top 10, according to data from Billboard.

Mayer's album is one of five new debuts in the Top 10 this week. Super R&B trio TGT starts at #3 with Three Kings, moving 76,000. Combined, the three singers of TGT—Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank—have notched nine previous Top 10 albums on their own. Ginuwine has claimed four Top 10s, while Tyrese and Tank have two and three, respectively. The chart's third debut this week comes from veteran singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett, who bows at #4 with Songs From St. Somewhere, shifting 55,000. Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt takes a bow at #5 with his first solo effort, Doris, moving 49,000 units.

In the back half of the Top 10, Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines is #6 this week with 46,000, and the Now 47 compilation is #7 with 33,000. The Teen Beach Movie soundtrack slips to #8 with nearly 32,000 sold, and Rapper A$AP Ferg enters at #9 with his debut set, Trap Lord, shifting 32,000 units. Finally, Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail is #10 with 30,000 sold.




 
Music News
Drake Spends 11th Week at #1 on Billboard 200
New David Bowie Box Set Includes Previously Unreleased Album
Quick Hits: Rihanna, KoRn, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Spektor, Oasis
Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Iggy Azalea, My Chemical Romance, Haim
Quick Hits: Alternative Press Music Awards / Marilyn Manson, Wilco, Beck, Led Zeppelin, Kesha
Drake Returns To #1 On Billboard 200
Kanye, Taylor Swift Feud Over "Famous" Lyric Again
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Schoolboy Q, Prophets of Rage, Celine Dion, Against Me!
Katy Perry Releases Olympics Anthem
Quick Hits: Britney Spears, M.I.A.
Beyoncé, Adele Earn Emmy Nominations
Drake, Adele Top Nielsen Music Mid-Year Album Charts
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Beasties Boys
Taylor Swift Ranked As Top-Earning Celebrity of 2016
Breaking News
Drake, U2, Britney Spears & More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
July 22, 2016
eQB NOW
Pandora Revenue Up in Second Quarter of 2016
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Alpha Media Savannah-Hilton Head Launches Throwback Station "G100"
July 21, 2016
iHeartMedia, Cumulus, Entercom, Cox, Sun Broadcast Group & Shazam Collaborate on New Audio Measurement
Justin Riley Named PD For Power 93.3 & 106.1 KISS FM-Seattle
Universal Music Publishing Promotes David Gray to EVP/Head of West Coast A&R
Steve Mann Named APD/Night Host at WGRR/Cincinnati
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Entercom Names Kim Reis VP/Digital Audience Engagement
July 20, 2016
UMG And Interscope Ink Multitiered Pact With Downtown Records Celebrating 10th Anniversary
WCTO PD Jerry Padden Adds WLEV Programming Duties in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
Cox Media Group Tulsa Names Mary Garcia Digital Sales Manager For Tulsa Radio
July 19, 2016
Beasley Broadcast Group to Acquire Greater Media For $240 Million
UMG Appoints Maria Alonte SVP/Film & TV Synchronization for Def Jam, Island & Republic
iHeartMedia Stakes Claim to Historic New York Skyline on Iconic East River Billboard
July 18, 2016
iHeartMedia Announces The Return Of The 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina
Brooke & Jubal Show Joins Aimee KVGS (Star 107-9)/Las Vegas
WQEN/Birmingham's #JustShowUpShow Draws Big Crowd
In Brief - July 18, 2016
July 15, 2016
CBS Radio Baltimore Debuts UpClose Studio
Cealleigh Moore Named GSM At Entercom Sacramento
July 14, 2016
FMQB NOW

Bill Tanner
SVP/Programming
SummitMedia

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!