Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Adele's '21' Conquers Three Debut Albums To Regain No 1. On BillBoard


     British singer Adele regained her place at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the 24th time on Wednesday with her Grammy-winning album "21," holding off new entries from Alan Jackson, The Beach Boys and Neil Young. 
     Adele's "21" sold 75,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan figures in its 68th week on the chartbuoyed by NBC's special "Adele Live in London," which aired on June 3. 
       The "Someone Like You" singer beat out debuts from three veterans of the music industry.Country crooner Alan Jackson debuted at No. 2 with his latest studio album "Thirty Miles West," selling 73,000 copies. 
     The Beach Boys made their highest debut since 1974, as their 29th studio album "That's Why God Made The Radio" entered at No. 3, selling 61,000 copies in its first week of release and kicking off the band's 50th anniversary celebration.
     Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young's 35th studio album "Americana" landed at No. 4 after selling 44,000 copies, giving Young his second-highest debut following 1972's "Harvest," which debuted at No.4.
Adele's 21 album was released in the US February 2011 and has sold 9.3 Million copies worldwide to date.

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  1. We went to see Neil Young last night, in a solo concert. It was wonderful! He looks great, sounds great, and played all alone. Tickets were something positive. He played the organ, pump organ, piano, harmonica, electric guitar, and acoustic guitar.

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