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The American Indie pop duo Twenty One Pilots jumps atop the Global Album Chart with their fourth album 'Blurryface'. The set moved healthy 154.000 copies globally in its initial week, 133.600 of it in the US alone (according to SoundScan), another 6.500 in United Kingdom (according to Music Week). Second highest debut of the week is Faith No More's first studio album in 18 years. 'Sol Invictus' bows at the vice position with 90.000 sales, 30.800 of it in the US, around 15.000 in Germany, 11.700 in United Kingdom and 7.900 in Australia. Faith No More was one of the most important rock bands in the Nineties, unforgettable songs like 'Epic' or the Commodores cover 'Easy'. Also new in the Top 10 are the South Korean boy group Shinee with their new effort 'Odd' at no.6 (76.000 sales), Brandon Flowers, the principal songwriter and lead singer of the Las Vegas-based rock band the Killers, with his second solo album 'The Desired Effect' at no.7 (75.000 sales), Tsuyoshi Domoto, one half of the famous Japanese duo Kinki Kids, with 'TU' at no.8 (59.000 sales), and Zedd, Russian-German music producer and DJ, with his second effort 'True Colors' at no.9 (57.000 sales). Sam Smith's debut album 'In The Lonely Hour' celebrates anniversary, it ranks a 52nd week on the tally, that means exactly one year! The Grammy-decorated smash placed currently still at no.10 and sold a total of 5.130.000 copies so far. Some additional sales stats: 'My Everthing' by Ariana Grande sold 13.000 copies last week and reaches a total of 1.532.000 so far, 'Rebel Heart' by Madonna sold 12.000 units last week, 717.000 so far, 'Listen' by David Guetta sold 17.000 units last week and has a total of 990.000 copies so far, 'Prism' by Katy Perry sold 3.577.000 copies so far, 'The Pinkprint' by Nicki Minaj 837.000, and 'Chasing Yesterday' by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 352.000.


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The moving Song 'See You Again' from the 'Furious 7' soundtrack, performed by American rapper Wiz Khalifa and compatriot and newcomer Charlie Puth, remains atop the Global Track Chart for a sixth consecutive week. This week's highest debut is Japan's boy group sensation Arashi. Their new smash 'Aozora No Shita, Kimi No Tonari' catapults to number two. 'Uptown Funk' by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars slides to no.4 after 22 weeks in the top two. Omi's 'Cheerleader' stays another week at no.3. 


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Mumford & Sons 'Wilder Mind' is the first Album in 14 weeks to remain for more than a week at the top of the World's best-selling Albums Chart, despite a 71% sales drop to 128.000 copies. The soundtrack to the sequel of the American musical comedy film 'Pitch Perfect' debuts at no.2 globally with sales of 111.000 in its first week. 92.000 of the Albums sold were in the US, nearly 6.000 were sold in Australia and around 5.000 copies were sold in the United Kindom and in Canada. The second highest debut of the week is the fourth Album of the German hip-hop crew Genetikk. 'Achter Tag' opens at no.3 after selling 66.000 copies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the biggest weekly sales by an album this year in those territories. After 51 weeks on the tally Sam Smith's million seller Album 'In The Lonely Hour' reenters the top five after selling another 62.000 copies, bringing his total Album sales to 5.078.000 units so far.


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The emotional 'See You Again', performed by American rapper Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, from the 'Furious 7' soundtrack defends its position atop the Global Track Chart for a straight fifth week. 'Uptown Funk' by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars remains in second position.

 

On the ALL TIME CHART 'Uptown Funk' jumps from no.35 to no.28. The Felix Jaehn Remix of Omi's 'Cheerleader' reaches a new peak at no.3. This week's highest debut is 'Pretty Girls', Britney Spears's collaboration with Australian rapper Iggy Azaela and the first Single from her new album. The song debuts at no.17. 


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'Wilder Mind', the third album by the British folk / rock band Mumford & Sons, rockets to the top of the World's best-selling Albums Chart after selling 441.000 copies globally. Over half were sold in the USA (231.400), another 77.900 in the United Kingdom and 40.000 in Canada. Mumford & Sons' former album 'Babel' also debuted at no.1 globally, but with more than twice as many sales as the current album (951.000 units in the week 41, 2012). 'Babel' and 'Sigh No More', Mumford & Sons' debut LP, both rank in the Top 20 of the bestselling albums of this decade, each with more than 5 million copies sold. 'Wilder Mind' leads eight new entries on this week's chart, with the second highest coming from the legendary Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz. The eighteen times Grammy winner shoots to no.3 globally with his 11th studio album 'Sirope'. The LP moved 77.000 copies in its first week at retail, 62.000 of it in Spain alone, according to Promusicae. These are the biggest weekly sales by an album there since 2006. The third highest and last debut inside the Top 10 this week is 'Special Effects' by American rapper Tech N9ne. It's his 15th studio album and opens at no.7 with sales of 58.400 in the USA and additional 3.600 from Canada.


 




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