Four months after Meghan Trainor's debut single, “All About That Bass,” reached #1 on Billboard's Hot 100, her debut album, Title, enters The Billboard 200 album chart at #1. Trainor is the first artist in nearly five years to reach #1 with both his/her first single and his/her first album. Just two other artists have achieved this feat so far in the 2010s. Ke$ha scored in January 2010 with “TiK ToK” (her first single as a lead artist) and Animal. B.o.B followed suit in May 2010 with “Nothin’ on You” (featuring Bruno Mars) and B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray.
Title moved 238K “equivalent units” this week (which includes 195K in actual album sales). (The rest of the tally reflects digital track sales and streaming activity.) That 195K sales tally is the highest first-week sales tally for a debut album since 5 Seconds of Summer's first full-length album opened in July with 259K. It's the highest for a debut album by a female artist since Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday bowed inRead More »from Meghan Trainor's Debut Album Arrives at #1