Twenty One Pilots Land At #1 On Album Chart, Zedd’s ‘True Colors’ Arrives In The Top 5

Robbie Daw | May 27, 2015 11:09 am
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The album chart gets a light shakeup this week as Ohio duo Twenty One Pilots capture the top position on the Billboard 200 with their second album for Fueled By Ramen, Blurryface. According to Billboard, the LP sold 134,000 copies in its first week (and racked up a total 146,000 units, once streaming was added in), enough to bump the Pitch Perfect 2 soundtrack off the throne.

The only other new entries in the Top 10 this week are True Colors, Zedd’s sophomore album, at #4 (50,000 units) and Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses, the first LP from Jamie Foxx in nearly five years, at #9 (36,0000).

One last item of note: 11 months after its US release, Sam Smith’s award-winning debut In The Lonely Hour has finally dropped out of the Top 10. A thousand bucks says this is just a temporary situation, though.

The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:

1. Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface *new* *1 week*
2. Taylor Swift, 1989
3. Soundtrack, Pitch Perfect 2
4. Zedd, True Colors *new*
5. Meghan Trainor, Title
6. Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am
7. Ed Sheeran, x
8. Soundtrack, Furious 7
9. Jamie Foxx, Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses *new*
10. Soundtrack, Fifty Shades Of Grey

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