Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Debut Album Crosses One Million Sales Mark
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 08.28.2013
A big week for the duo…
Billboard reports that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis album, The Heist, has crossed the one million sales mark.
The set sold 19,000 copies this week to bring its cumulative sales total to 1,017,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album opened No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 78,000 copies sold in its first week of release on October 27, 2012. The album spent four weeks on the top of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
The announcement comes days after Macklemore & Ryan Lewis received three awards at the MTV VMA's. The duo is now set to start an arena tour starting in September, dubbed their Fall World Tour.