‘BEYONCÉ’ Sells 828,773 Albums in Three Days, Shatters iTunes Store Record

We have the official numbers and it appears to be record breaking. iTunes has just released an official press release that Beyonce's self-entitled EP has just sold an unprecedented 828,773 albums in just its first three days. In case you haven't heard, the project was unexpectedly released overnight three days ago, and 24 hours after it dropped, records indicated that she sold 400k on her first day. Pretty amazing numbers in this day and age, check out the full press release below from iTunes.

Best First Week Album Sales & Number One in 104 Countries

CUPERTINO, California—December 16, 2013—Apple® today announced that BEYONCÉ has become the fastest selling album ever on the iTunes Store® worldwide with an unprecedented 828,773 albums sold in just its first three days. BEYONCÉ also broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213 sold and proved to be a global success going to number one in 104 countries.

The self-titled, BEYONCÉ, is the fifth solo studio album from Beyoncé, which was made available exclusively worldwide on the iTunes Store on December 13 by Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records. The self-titled set is the artist’s first visual album. BEYONCÉ is infused with 14 new songs and 17 visually stunning, provocative videos shot around the world from Houston to New York City to Paris, and Sydney to Rio de Janeiro, all before the album’s release. The album represents Beyoncé’s biggest sales week ever.

Source: Apple
By Staff / News / December 16, 2013 / 5168 Views
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  • SomeOtherGuy

    This is really INSANE.

  • maikel

    Good for her!

  • Kris

    POWER

  • cw

    I just realized how poor and unsuccessful I really am.

  • UglyFrank

    #NEWRULES

  • LyricallyHB

    Can someone explain why they are declaring the first week sales when the album dropped Thursday? It hasn't even been a week yet, has it?

  • cassiusrich

    bow down bitches

  • j

    each release week is from tues - mon. because most new albums are released on tues.

  • Tyler

    H-TOWN!

  • Valentine416

    You aren't feeling it alone buddy

  • Martin Murillo

    Shit all over Kanye

  • DemonSamaJr

    Haters are confused fans