Lana Del Rey’s ‘Born To Die’ Sold Its One Millionth Copy In The US This Week

Mar 26th, 2014 // 3 Comments

Lana Del Rey‘s much-adored debut LP Born To Die achieved a special milestone this week — selling its one millionth copy in the US. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the critically acclaimed set shifted another 5,000 units over the past seven days, bringing its cumulative sales tally to 1,001,000 copies.

It’s an impressive achievement for an album that was snubbed by the Grammy committee and failed to produce any real radio hits (with the exception of “Summertime Sadness”, which was boosted by Cedric Gervais‘ house remix). Born To Die has now been on the Billboard 200 for 112 consecutive weeks and should get another boost when sophomore set Ultraviolence drops in the not-too-distant future.

How long will Lana’s next LP take to sell a million copies? Speculate in the comments below.

[Via Billboard].

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  1. Check out Shakira’s new single “Empire”! Her new album is available 3/25!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHnQiFXkIQY

  2. Stefani

    I think given the ct that she had absolutely no airplay from the singles actually on the album (the remix of “summertime sadness” doesn’t count), this is a well deserved feat.
    Many artists who have actually had minor to big hit singles have failed to even sell that many copies of their albums…like Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Britney Spears, Kelly Rowland and Ciara to name a few

  3. paul

    a week #slay

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