Imagine Dragons Top Album Chart With ‘Smoke + Mirrors’

Robbie Daw | February 26, 2015 6:54 am
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Second time around is a charm for Imagine Dragons, whose sophomore album Smoke + Mirrors has topped the Billboard 200. But while the band’s 2012 debut LP, Night Visions, had to settle for a #2 peak on the main album chart, the flip side is that it produced the Top 10 singles “Radioactive” and “Demons,” while Smoke + Mirrors is three singles in and there’s been nary a Top 40 hit to-date. Altogether, Imagine Dragons moved 195,000 units of their latest album, with 172,000 of that being actual sales.

After that, Drake, who had last week’s #1 album, and the Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack (#2 last week) each get bumped down one notch.

The rest of the Top 10 is comprised mostly of Grammy performers whose albums received a bump in sales after the televised event.

The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:

1. Imagine Dragons, Smoke + Mirrors *new* *1 week*
2. Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
3. Soundtrack, Fifty Shades Of Grey
4. Taylor Swift, 1989
5. Ed Sheeran, x
6. Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
7. Maroon 5, V
8. Meghan Trainor, Title
9. Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint
10. Hozier, Hozier

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