Posted on Mon Dec 16th, 2013 12:59pm PDT By X17 Staff
Not only is Beyonce's new visual album expected to debut at the number one spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, but it's the fastest selling album in iTunes history!
iTunes reports that Bey's self-title EP sold 828,773 copies in its first three days, with 617,213 units sold in America. Apple reports that the album has hit the number one spot in 104 countries, and this would be the singer's fifth straight number one debut. On Friday alone the album sold 430,000 copies, and this is also a personal best for Beyonce as far as first-week album sales -- her previous record was her 2006 album B'day, which sold 541,000 copies in six days, according to SoundScan.
The last female musician to break records this big was Taylor Swift, whose 2012 album Red sold 1.2 million in its first week.
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