‘Melodrama’ scores Lorde her initial chart-topping Billboard album


LOS ANGELES New Zealand cocktail thespian Lorde landed her initial U.S. chart-topping manuscript on Monday as her latest record debuted during a tip of a weekly Billboard 200 chart.

“Melodrama,” a second manuscript from 20-year-old Lorde, sole 82,000 albums, 40,000 songs and was streamed scarcely 35 million times, totaling 109,000 manuscript units according to total from Nielsen SoundScan.

The thespian is a third uninterrupted womanlike solo artist to tip a Billboard 200 draft after Katy Perry’s “Witness” and Halsey’s “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.”

Lorde’s dermatitis initial manuscript “Pure Heroine,” that featured her strike singular “Royals,” debuted and appearance during No. 3 on a Billboard 200 draft when it was expelled in 2013.

Lorde’s manuscript led 6 new entries in a tip 10 of a Billboard 200 draft this week.

Rapper 2 Chainz’ “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” debuted during No. 2, nation artist Jason Isbell/400 Unit’s “Nashville Sound” non-stop during No. 4 and Canadian rockers Nickelback entered during No. 5 with “Feed a Machine.”

Rapper Young Thug’s “Beautiful Thugger Girls” landed during No. 8 while indie stone rope Fleet Foxes dull out a new entries with “Crack-Up” during No. 9.

Last week’s chart-topper, Perry’s “Witness,” forsaken to No. 13 this week.

On a Digital Songs chart, that measures online singular sales, Puerto Rican thespian Luis Fonsi’s summer strike “Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber continued a power atop a draft with another 139,000 copies sold.

(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)


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