Lana Del Rey‘s new album Ultraviolence debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 182,000 copies in its first week. This is her first album to top the charts. Born to Die, which sold 77,000 copies in its first week, debuted at No. 2 in 2012. In that respect, Ultraviolence more than doubles her first week sales from her last release.
In other album sales news, Sam Smith‘s debut album In the Lonely Hour landed at No. 2 on the charts with 166,000 copies sold. The project boasts Smith’s latest single “Stay With Me,” which cracked the top five on the Billboard Hot 100.
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by Gee-Gee, the Pen