Japanese Girl Group Nogizaka 46's 'Umarete Kara Hajimete Mita Yume' is the World's best-selling Album!

Posted on June 12, 2017


Asia rules this week with an album from Japan and another from South Korea atop the World's best-selling Albums chart! Nogizaka 46, rival of the group AKB 48, reigns with their 3rd studio album 'Umarete Kara Hajimete Mita Yume' and sales of 349,800 in its 1st week according to Oricon.

Seventeen, a boy group from South Korea is at No. 2 with their 4th EP 'A|1' and 211,000 equivalent sales.

'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' by the Beatles is at no.3 with 183,000 consumption units, after its 50th anniversary reissue. With over 31 million sales it's the most successful studio album by the Beatles and is no.15 on the ALL TIME CHART.

After 13 weeks, Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' slips to no.4 after selling another 142,000 units this week for a grand total of 5,586,000 so far. Closing the top five is 'True To Self', the 2nd studio album by American R&B singer Bryson Tiller, selling 120,000 equivalent sales, 107,000 of which in the US.

1. Umarete Kara Hajimete Mita Yume - 乃木坂46 (nogizaka46)- 350.000 1st week
2. A|1 - SEVENTEEN - 211.000 1st week
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles - 183.000 this wk (31.500.000 total sales)
4. Divide - Ed Sheeran - 142.000 this wk (5.586.000)
5. True To Self - Bryson Tiller - 120.000
6. Damn. - Kendrick Lamar - 117.000 this wk (1.872.000)
7. Harry Styles - Harry Styles - 93.000 this wk (626.000)
8. More Life - Drake - 72.000 this wk (2.063.000)
9. El Dorado - Shakira - 68.000 1st wk
10. Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.2 - Soundtrack - 60.000 this wk (534.000)

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