Coldplay's "Ghost Stories" clocked a second week at No. 1 with
sales of 83,000 over the past week, according to figures
compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
"Ghost Stories" entered the chart at the top last week with the
highest sales week of the year so far, 383,000 copies.
Country singer Brantley Gilbert held onto No. 2 for a second
week with "Just As I Am," selling 65,000 copies.
Pop diva Mariah Carey entered the chart at No. 3 with her latest
album, "Me. I am Mariah ... The Elusive Chanteuse," with sales
of 58,000. Billboard said it was Carey's smallest sales opening
for a non-holiday album since SoundScan started tracking sales
Other new entries in the top 10 of the chart this week include
teen pop singer Mahone at No. 5 with his debut record, "The
Secret EP," and Christian musician Crowder at No. 9 with "Neon
For the week ended June 1, overall album sales totaled 4.2
million units, down 13 percent from the comparable week in 2013,
On the Digital Songs chart, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea held
steady at No. 1 for a second week with "Fancy," selling 289,000
downloads, while her collaboration with pop singer Ariana
Grande, "Problem," kept its position at No. 2 with 243,000
digital copies sold.
(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy, editing by Patricia Reaney)
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