Atlantic’s Zac Brown Band return to #1 this week with a total that barely tops 47k, beating last week’s champ, Def Jam/IDJ’s Nas, whose Life Is Good album scares up 42k in sales.
Zac Brown Band’s chart-topping number is the fourth lowest of all time for a #1 album, beating only Amos Lee’s Mission Bell (40.5k, 1/30/11), Cake’s Showroom of Compassion (44.5k,1/1611) and Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday (45.3k, 2/6/11).
Mercury/IDJ Jersey rockers Gaslight Anthem’s Handwritten (#3) and Columbia Cambridge, MA, techno popsters Passion Pit album Gossamer (#5) are the week’s to debuts.
Razor & Tie’s Kidz Bop Kidz 22 (#4), Island/IDJ’s Justin Bieber (#6), Syco/ Columbia’s One Direction (#7), XL/Columbia’s Adele (#8), Def Jam/IDJ’s Frank Ocean (#9) and A&M/Octone’s Maroon 5 (#10). Barry Weiss and Steve Bartels’ Team IDJ grab four of the Top 10 on this week’s heart. (HITS)