Take a Look at David Bowie’s Album Sales Numbers This Week

BuzzAngle Music monitors who is selling what on a daily basis throughout the chart week. These figures are from the US Billboard charts as of Tuesday night (the most recent available), less than 48 hours after we heard about the death of David Bowie.

Bowie has never had a #1 album in America–and he’s certainly never had three albums in the Top 10 before.

Rank

Title

Artist

Total

1

Blackstar

David Bowie

129,820

2

25

Adele

71,044

3

Best Of Bowie

David Bowie

40,797

4

Purpose

Justin Bieber

29,178

5

Traveller

Chris Stapleton

17,150

6

Blurryface

twenty one pilots

11,356

7

1989

Taylor Swift

8,452

8

Beauty Behind The Madness

The Weeknd

8,343

9

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust…

David Bowie

8,218

10

Straight Outta Compton – Original Motion Picture

Various Artists

8,173

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Take a Look at David Bowie’s Album Sales Numbers This Week

  • January 14, 2016 at 1:21 pm
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    Yeah, and how many copies of, Blackstar, are up for resale on eBay?

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