Bruce Springsteen Scrapes Past Adele To Notch Tenth # 1 Album On Billboard 200

In a race to the finish, Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball‘ barely managed to scrape past Adele’s ‘21‘ to enter the Billboard 200 Albums Chart at # 1, selling 196,000 copies this week. ‘Wrecking Ball‘ becomes The Boss’s 10th # 1 album, tying him with Elvis Presley for the 3rd most chart-toppers, behind Jay -Z (12) and The Beatles (19).

Adele’s ‘21‘ slips down a notch to # 2, selling 195,000 copies this week.

A number of albums see a resurgence on the charts, thanks to major discounts offered by Google Play and Amazon, selling albums for as low as 25 cents. Lady Antebellum’s ‘Own The Night‘, Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’ and ‘Now 41‘ see a major increase in sales, and place within the top 5 this week.

The Billboard Top 10 Albums this week are :

 

1. Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen

2. 21 – Adele

3. Now 41 – Various

4. Own The Night – Lady Antebellum

5. Mylo Xyloto – Coldplay

6. Whitney : The Greatest Hits – Whitney Houston

7. Take Care – Drake

8. The Carter IV – Lil Wayne

9. Spring Break 4 — Suntan City (EP) – Luke Bryan

10. Break It Yourself – Andrew Bird