When all was said and done, Britney Jean sold 107,000 copies and thus comes in at #4, her lowest-charting album in the US to date. (Six of her previous seven albums debuted at #1, while 2007′s Blackout hit #2.)
The upside: At least the album didn’t fare as poorly here as it did overseas, where it debuted at #34 over the weekend on the UK album chart. The downside: Christina Aguilera‘s notorious 2010 flop Bionic entered the Billboard 200 at #3, and sold 3,000 more copies than Britney Jean did out of the gate. Are those bobbleheads we hear shrieking from somewhere in the distance?hiring anyone else but will.i.am to executive-produce.
The Top 10 Of The Billboard 200 Chart
1. Garth Brooks, Blame It All On My Roots *1 week*
2. One Direction, Midnight Memories
3. Kelly Clarkson, Wrapped In Red
4. Britney Spears, Britney Jean *new*
5. The Robertsons, Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas
6. Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2
7. Pentatonix, PTXmas
8. Michael Buble, Christmas
9. Katy Perry, Prism
10. Mary J. Blige, A Mary Christmas
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