Posted: November 28, 2012 at 11:20 am
Rihanna Scores First Number 1 Album
One week after Rihanna scored her 12th No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Diamonds,” the diva earns her very first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart.
Her “Unapologetic” album opens atop the Billboard 200, selling 238,000 copies in its first week. The SRP/Def Jam set is her seventh studio release in a little over seven years, and follows six earlier top 10 efforts.
Unapologetic,” released on Monday, Nov. 19, also gives Rihanna her best sales week yet for an album. The new album’s arrival surpasses her previous best frame, racked when 2010′s “Loud” launched at No. 3 with 207,000.
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