Kanye West Takes 'Yeezus' To No.1 On Billboard

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The good news just keeps coming for Kanye West. Days after welcoming his first child, North West, into the world, the 21x-Grammy winner has scored yet another honor with his latest studio album, 'Yeezus', landing in the top spot on the Billboard 200.

The set sold an impressive 327,000 copies, the third-largest sales week of the year after Justin Timberlake and Daft Punk, and although it was down considerably from the 496,000 copies sold of 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' in its first week, its still impressive considering West didn't issue a single to radio and only made a single television appearance ('Saturday Night Live'). Peep the complete Top 10 beneath:

Billboard 200

01. Kanye West – 'Yeezus' (327,000)

02. J. Cole – 'Born Sinner' (297,000)

03. Mac Miller - 'Watching Movies With The Sound Off' (102,000)

04. Kelly Rowland – 'Talk a Good Game' (68,000)

05. Black Sabbath – '13' (46,000)

06. Daft Punk – 'Random Access Memories' (40,000)

07. Hunter Hayes – 'Hunter Hayes' (40,000)

08. Florida Georgia Line - 'Here's To the Good Times' (33,000)

09. Justin Timberlake – 'The 20/20 Experience' (32,000)

10. Imagine Dragons – 'Night Visions' (26,000)
Kanye West Takes 'Yeezus' To No.1 On Billboard Kanye West Takes 'Yeezus' To No.1 On Billboard Reviewed by Celebrity Bug on 6/30/2013 Rating: 5

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