Justin Bieber Beats One Direction, 'Purpose' Lands No. 1

And Logic & Jeezy both debut Top 5.

Music 
99 Hypes 0 Comments

The results are in. In a highly-publicized album sales showdown between Justin Bieber and One Direction, the Biebs’ Purpose edges out OD’s Made in the AM and debuts No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top 200 album charts. Justin’s LP is also the biggest debut of 2015, selling 522,000 in pure album sales and 649,000 with streams included. This marks Justin’s sixth No. 1 album and draws the biggest sales + streaming number in music history. His Def Jam Records labelmates Logic and Jeezy both debut in the top five with their new albums, with The Incredible True Story landing No. 3 (118,000 in pure album sales, 135,000 with streams) and Church In These Streets at No 4 (98,000 pure album sales, 107,000 with streams.) Congrats to all of them.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Over 50 Countries Have Issued Bans on Cryptocurrency
Tech

Over 50 Countries Have Issued Bans on Cryptocurrency

Nine countries have outlawed crypto entirely.

Japan Is Opening Its First Esports High School
Gaming

Japan Is Opening Its First Esports High School

Students will learn to game directly from esports professionals.

Nas and Hit-Boy Confirm ‘King’s Disease 3’ Is in the Works
Music

Nas and Hit-Boy Confirm ‘King’s Disease 3’ Is in the Works

Announcing the LP on their new song “Ugly.”


Listen to the Crazy Sounds NASA Captured From Jupiter’s Moon
Tech

Listen to the Crazy Sounds NASA Captured From Jupiter’s Moon

Hear the radio waves of Ganymede.

A$AP Rocky & Juicy J are Cooking Up Fire in the Studio
Music 

A$AP Rocky & Juicy J are Cooking Up Fire in the Studio

Following “Scholarship,” “Wavybone” & “Multiply.”

SHIPS 2015 Winter "Style Book" Editorial
Fashion

SHIPS 2015 Winter "Style Book" Editorial

A look for every type of man.

Custom Nike Air Force 1 High "Street Sweepers" by Heron Preston
Footwear

Custom Nike Air Force 1 High "Street Sweepers" by Heron Preston

The #BEENTRILL# creative reworks the AF1 with vintage Gucci fabric.

DIIV - Mire (Grant's Song)
Music 

DIIV - Mire (Grant's Song)

Put all that commercial gibberish aside and vibe to this.

Stormzy - Standard
Music 

Stormzy - Standard

Not feeling the AMA hype? We got you covered.


Rihanna Announces Release Date for New Album 'Anti'
Music 

Rihanna Announces Release Date for New Album 'Anti'

Hint: It’s dropping this week.

The Game Rejects Billboard's "Greatest Rapper" List & Makes His Own
Music 

The Game Rejects Billboard's "Greatest Rapper" List & Makes His Own

Do you agree with his?

Nike Football "Liquid Chrome" Pack
Footwear

Nike Football "Liquid Chrome" Pack

Inspired by both the robust and mercurial qualities of metal.

Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vault by Vans 2015 Fall/Winter Capsule Collection
Footwear

Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vault by Vans 2015 Fall/Winter Capsule Collection

Matching moccasin-styled blankets and slip-ons made of fine Pendleton wool.

Toshio Maeda for Supreme 2015 Fall/Winter Collection
Fashion

Toshio Maeda for Supreme 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

Supreme taps the pioneer of Hentai for its latest collaboration.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.