Keith Urban Slides Past The Weeknd For #1 LP
September 18, 2013


Keith Urban
Keith Urban narrowly earned himself another #1 album this week as his latest, Fuse, bows atop the sales chart with just about 98,000 sold. Less than 3,000 copies separate Urban from The Weeknd, who arrives at #2 with Kiss Land, selling almost 96,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the closest margin between #1 and #2 since early January, when less than 2,000 copies separated the Les Misérables soundtrack and Mumford & Sons' Babel, according to Billboard.com. For Urban, Fuse is his fifth Top 10 album and second #1. As for The Weeknd, while Kiss Land is his first full-length studio effort, he did chart with 2012's Trilogy, which was a compilation of his mixtapes.

The crowded week of new debuts continues with 2 Chainz, who bows at #3 with B.O.A.T.S. II #METIME, selling 63,000 copies. Luke Bryan's Crash My Party is #4 this week with 53,000, and funky singer Janelle Monáe scores a #5 debut with The Electric Lady, shifting 47,000 units. This marks her best sales week yet as well as her first Top 10 album. One rung behind Monáe comes Arctic Monkeys, who claim their best sales week since 2007 and highest-charting album ever with AM. It enters the chart at #6 with 42,000 sold. The sixth and final arrival in the Top 10 this week is Sheryl Crow with her country set, Feels Like Home. The album bows at #7 with 36,000, giving Crow her ninth Top 10 album.

Last week's #2 album, Tamar Braxton's Love and War, falls to #8 this week with 35,000 sold, and Ariana Grande's Yours Truly drops to #9 with 31,000. Closing out the Top 10 is John Legend's Love in the Future, which sold another 30,000 units.




 
Music News
Godsmack Unleashes Epic "Generation Day"
Quick Hits: MAGIC!, One Direction, Kimbra, Uncle Kracker, Billy Joel
Weezer Goes "Back To The Shack"
Quick Hits: Avicii, iTunes Festival, Adam Levine, The Script, Demi Lovato, Johnny Marr
Upcoming Maroon 5 Album Features Gwen Stefani Duet
The Week In Review: 7/14-7/18
Quick Hits: Beyonce, Teen Choice Awards, Aaliyah, The Roots
Beyoncé Leads 2014 MTV Video Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kanye West & Iggy Azalea, Busta Rhymes, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Johnny Winter
Sia's 1000 Forms Of Fear Is #1
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Tool, Jason Mraz, David Bowie
Train Announces Bulletproof Picasso
Quick Hits: Drake, Blink-182, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale, Gerard Way, Cold War Kids, Alex & Sierra, Polaris Music Prize
Tommy Ramone Dead At Age 65
Quick Hits: Justin Timberlake, Metallica, Radiohead, Halestorm, Kiss, Interpol
Breaking News
Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Partners With AdsWizz
Nielsen, Pointlogic Forge Strategic Alliance To Develop Next-Gen Media Planning Solutions
Pandora Hires Lars Murray As VP Of Industry Relations
In Brief - July 22, 2014
July 21, 2014
Evolve Music Group Signs Worldwide Agreement With Capitol Music Group
Second Annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute Underway
2014 Conclave Learning Conference Dates Announced
In Brief - July 21, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
July 18, 2014
Hubbard Radio Elevates Drew Horowitz To President/COO
The Week In Review: 7/14-7/18
CCM+E Names Jeff Davis OM For Greenville & Asheville Markets
Tony Cortez Upped to APD At KTFM/San Antonio
In Brief - July 18, 2014
July 17, 2014
Report: Driving Radio's Value With U.S. Auto Buyers
In Brief - July 17, 2014
July 16, 2014
Study: Coleman Insights And knowDigital Find Opportunity For NextRadio
In Brief - July 16, 2014
July 15, 2014
CCM+E Austin Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director For KHFI & KPEZ
Westwood One Partners With Radio Industry To Support NextRadio Funding
Triton Digital Releases May Top 20 Rankers
Nashville's Own Meghan Trainor Hears "Bass" For The First Time On 107.5 The River
In Brief - July 15, 2014
July 14, 2014
Rob Morris Named VP/Programming, CBS Radio Tampa Bay
FMQB NOW

Chase Murphy, PD
KXXM, KQXT/San Antonio

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!