25 Chart Takeaways: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Takes #1  


Pitch Perfect 2 has taken over the world – or at least this week’s Billboard 200! That takeaway and 24 more! 1) The soundtrack for Pitch Perfect 2 unsurprisingly takes the #1 spot on the Billboard 200. 2) Though Mumford & Sons’ Wilder Mind falls just one spot to #2, the percentage drop in overall…

25 Chart Takeaways: Zac Brown Band Land Third #1 Album


Are Zac Brown Band unstoppable? Of course not, but they are on a run for #1 albums. That takeaway and 24 others worth reading! 1) Zac Brown Band scores its third consecutive #1 album with Jekyll + Hyde. The band’s previous two chart toppers are You Get What You Give and Uncaged. 2) Josh Groban…

Chart Moves, Oct. 9, 2013: Justin Timberlake’s Second No. 1, Lorde Triumphs


Justin Timberlake Gets It Done, Again!  Justin Timberlake scores his second no. 1 album of 2013 as The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2 sold a respectable 350,000 copies, easily ascending to the penthouse.  Compared to The 20/20 Experience though, the numbers are off significantly, as that effort (arriving after a seven year hiatus mind you),…

Chart Moves, October 2, 2013: Drake 3Peats


Drake’s 3Peat on the Billboard Albums Chart Unsurprisingly, Drake lands atop the Billboard 200 Album Charts with his third solo album, Nothing Was The Same.  Nothing Was The Same sold a career-best 658,000 copies, trumping the 631,000 copies that Take Care sold in 2011.  Ultimately, Drake’s latest sold just a tad below prognostications, but easily…