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ITZY’s Loopy in Love: The first Album debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s High Album Gross sales chart (dated Oct. 9), marking the primary chief, and second entry, for the Korean pop group. The set, which is promoted because the act’s debut full-length studio album, bought 22,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending Sep. 30, in response to MRC Information.

Loopy follows one different entry for the group, the Guess Who EP, which peaked at No. 23 this Might.

Loopy in Love: The first Album leads 5 debuts within the prime 10 on High Album Gross sales, as new efforts from Angels & Airwaves, YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more, Billy Strings and Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine arrive.

Billboard’s High Album Gross sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based mostly solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Might 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece rely info from SoundScan, now MRC Information. Pure album gross sales have been the measurement solely utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart by way of the listing dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a strategy that blends album gross sales with monitor equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram. 

Of Loopy in Love: The first Album’s gross sales of twenty-two,000, bodily album gross sales comprise 21,000 (all from CD gross sales) and 1,000 through digital obtain. Like many Okay-pop releases, the CD version of the album was issued in a number of collectible packages (together with a Goal-exclusive version).

ITZY replaces one other Korean pop act at No. 1, as NCT 127’s Sticker: The third Album falls from No. 1 to No. 2 in its second week (15,000; down 76%).

Angels & Airwaves’ new studio album Lifeforms bows at No. 3 with 13,000 bought whereas YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more’s Sincerely, Kentrell begins at No. 4 with 10,000. Metallica’s self-titled former No. 1 is up one spot to No. 5 with 9,000 (down 26%) and Olivia Rodrigo’s chart-topping Bitter climbs 7-6 with almost 9,000 (down 26%).

Billy Strings’ Renewal launches at No. 7 (8,000 bought), Billie Eilish’s former No. 1 Happier Than Ever climbs 11-8 (7,000; down 9%), Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine’s A Newbie’s Thoughts debuts at No. 9 (almost 7,000) and Kacey Musgraves’ Star-Crossed falls 4-10 in its third week (almost 7,000; down 54%).

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