Jay-Z 11th Number 1 Album–The New King

Filed in Gather News Channel by on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

Jay-Z has now surpassed Elvis as the leading artist of Number One albums.  Jay’s ‘Blueprint 3′ debuted at Number One on the Top 200, selling 475,000 copies.  ‘Blueprint 3′ marks Jay-Z’s 11th album at Number One, making Jay-Z The King–and not just of hip hop/rap. 

Not taking anything away from Jay-Z’s 475,000 copies, but the Beatles, with their remastered catalog CD’s, sold 646,000 copies– forty years after they were originally released.  Jay-Z won the charts, but the Beatles won the sales.

I may be mistaken but I doubt the same people buying Blueprint 3 are also buying the Beatles?

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