Bieber reigns supreme; tough opening for Ty$.
The final first-week sales numbers are in for albums released on Friday, November 13th. According to Hits Daily Double, Justin Bieber‘s Purpose reigned supreme, in a whopping 620,000 units moved in terms of STS (sales-plus-streaming). British boy band One Direction moved 470K STS units, and Logic took home the number one rap album, as his sophomore album The Incredible True Story with 128K STS units sold, beating out projections in the 90K-95K range.
Jeezy’s Church in These Streets outperformed projections by selling 91K units it’s first week. Meanwhile, it was a rough opening for Ty Dolla Sign’s debut Free TC, which was only the 18th best-selling album of the week with 22K STS units moved.
Justin Bieber’s Purpose – 504,281 sales, 619,949 STS
Logic’s The Incredible True Story — 110,092, 128,122
Jeezy’s Church in These Streets — 83,365, 91,576
Ty Dolla $ign‘s Free TC – 15,805, 22,261