Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' is the World's best-selling Album of the week!

Posted on May 2, 2017

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'DAMN.', the 4th studio album by American Rap Superstar Kendrick Lamar,
debuts atop the Global Album Chart after selling 731,000 consumption
units! The bulk of sales is from the US (603,000), followed by Canada
(35,000) and the UK (31,500). 438,000 of the 731,000 consumption units
are pure sales, more than Kendrick's former studio album, 'To Pimp A
Butterfly' which debuted at #1 in 2015 with sales of 415,000.


At No.2 for a 3rd consecutive week is Ed Sheeran's 'Divide', after
selling another 248,000 equivalent sales, and a total of 4,5 million
after only 7 weeks on the hitlist.


The 2nd highest debut of the week is John Mayer's 'The Search For
Everything', his 7th studio album which is at no.3 with sales of
188,000, most of which is from the US (132,000) and Canada (30,000). The
3rd new entry this week is the 8th sequel of the blockbuster 'Fast & The
Furious' titled as 'Fate Of The Furious'. The soundtrack bows at no.8
with 68,000 equivalent sales.


WORLD'S TOP 10 BEST-SELLING ALBUMS
1. Damn - Kendrick Lamar - 731.000 1st wk
2. Divide - Ed Sheeran - 248.000 this wk - 4.498.000
3. The Search For Everything - John Mayer - 188.000 1st week
4. More Life - Drake - 129.000 this wk - 1.521.000 total
5. Memories..Do Not Open - The Chainsmokers - 110.000 - 425.000
6. Moana (Viana) - Soundtrack - 75.000 - 1.153.000 total
7. 24k Magic - Bruno Mars - 68.000 - 2.455.000 total
8. Fast & Furious 8 - Soundtrack - 68.000 1st wk
9. Beauty And The Beast 2017 - Soundtrack - 64.000 -521.000
10. Human - Rag’n’Bone Man - 57.000 / 966.000

TOP SELLING ALBUMS OUTSIDE THE TOP 10
Starboy - The Weekend - 51,000 - 2,119,000
Future - Future - 45,000 - 594,000
Spirit - Depeche Mode - 36,000 - 461,000
25 - Adele - 35.000 - 20.477.000
X - Ed Sheeran - 34,000 - 9,347,000
Culture - Migos 34,000 - 734,000
La La Land - Soundtrack - 32,000 - 1.045,000
Automaton - Jamiroquai - 31,000 - 158,000
Blurry face - Twenty One Pilots - 29,000 - 2,946,000
Views' by Drake - 27,000 - 3,244,000
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct - Metallica - 27,000 - 2,323,000
I Decided - Big Sean - 25,000 - 576,000
Hndrxx - Future - 22,000 - 403,000
Anti - Rihanna - 21,000 - 1,900,000
Purpose - Justin Bieber - 20,000 - 5,681,000
This Is Acting - Sia - 19,000 - 1,802,000
Fifty Shades Darker - Soundtrack - 19,000 - 652,000
Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande - 18,000 - 1,403,000
Illuminate - Shawn Mendes - 17,000 - 1,086,000
4 Your Eyez Only - J.Cole - 17,000 - 936,000
Joanne - Lady GaGa - 15,000 - 1,286,000
Traveller - Chris Stapleton - 14,000 - 2,160,000
Suicide Squad - Soundtrack - 14,000 - 1,228,000
Wonderland - Take That - 13,000 - 184,000
21 - Adele - 12,000 - 28,627,000
Beauty Behind The Madness - The Weekend - 12,000 - 2,635,000
Glory Days - Little Mix - 12,000 - 772,000
A Head Full Of Dreams - Coldplay - 11,000 - 4,286,000
Lemonade - Beyoncé - 9,000 - 2,969,000
Blue & Lonesome - Rolling Stones - 8,000 - 1,825,000
In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith - 7,000 - 6,843,000
1989 - Taylor Swift - 6,000 - 9,895,000
I See You - The XX - 6,000 - 430,000
You Want It Darker - Leonard Cohen - 4,000 - 1,090,000
The Getaway - Red Hot Chili Peppers - 3,000 - 1,411,000
The Heavy Entertainment Show - Robbie Williams - 3,000 - 709,000



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