Meghan Trainor Now Has a #1 Album to Go with Her #1 Single

January 22, 2015

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Photo: billboard.com

Photo: billboard.com

 

MEGHAN TRAINOR sold 238,000 copies of her debut full-length album, “Title”, and topped this week’s Billboard 200 chart.  She already topped the Hot 100 chart with her debut single, “All About That Bass”, back in September.

This now makes her just the 13th woman ever to score a #1 debut album AND a #1 debut Billboard Hot 100 hit in the 56 years the two charts have co-existed.

There were two other debuts in the Top 10 this week:  The “Kidz Bop 27” compilation album started at #3 with 80,000 copies . . . and “Uptown Special” from MARK RONSON moved 77,000 copies at #5.

Here are this week’s Top 10 albums . . .

 

1.  NEW:  “Title”, Meghan Trainor . . . 238,000 copies

 

2.  “1989”, Taylor Swift . . . 131,000 copies

 

3.  NEW:  The “Kidz Bop 27” compilation album . . . 80,000 copies

 

4.  “x”, Ed Sheeran . . . 77,000 copies

 

5.  NEW:  “Uptown Special”, Mark Ronson . . . 77,000 copies

 

6.  “The Pinkprint”, Nicki Minaj . . . 54,000 copies

 

7.  “In the Lonely Hour”, Sam Smith . . . 50,000 copies

 

8.  “V”, Maroon 5 . . . 48,000 copies

 

9.  Hozier’s self-titled album . . . 42,000 copies

 

10.  “2014 Forest Hills Drive”, J. Cole . . . 38,000 copies