On the Charts: Grande-Sized No. 1 Debut for ‘Yours Truly’
It’s a big week for new music, as five albums debut inside the Billboard 200’s top 10 this week, including a bow at No. 1 for big-voiced pop newcomer Ariana Grande.
Grande tops the charts with Yours Truly, her debut studio album, selling 138,000 copies in its first week out, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan. Grande becomes the third act to score a No. 1 album with a debut in 2013, following A$AP Rocky‘s February release Long. Live. A$AP and Selena Gomez‘s July release Stars Dance.