Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Lana Del Rey lands first US No. 1 album with Ultraviolence
Lana Del Rey has landed her first US No. 1 with her new album, “Ultraviolence.”
Billboard reports the singer/songwriter sold 182,000 copies of the new release in its first week to score the top spot.
"Ultraviolence" follows Del Rey's major-label debut album, "Born to Die," which peaked at No. 2 with 77,000 sold in its first week.
"Born to Die" surpassed 1 million in sales earlier this year in February; its cumulative total stands at nearly 1.1 million.
Del Rey has a few festival appearances scheduled in Europe this summer, including Bravalla in Norrkoping, Sweden on June 26.
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