Lana Del Rey on Track for No. 1 on Next Week’s Billboard 200 Chart
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 06.18.2014
Her first No. 1 album release…
Billboard reports that Lana Del Rey is set to gain her first No. 1 album on the next Billboard 200 chart with Ultraviolence. The set was released on June 17.
The album is expected to sell between 175,000 to 180,000 copies for the week ending June 22. The new top 10 will be released on Wednesday, June 25. This is Del Rey's second full-length album for Polydor/Interscope Records. Her debut album debuted and peaked at No. 2 with 77,000 copies sold for the week ending February 5, 2015. The album sold more than 1 million copies in the US last march. It currently has sold about 1.07 million.
Sam Smith will likely take the No. 2 slot with his debut album, In the Lonely Hour. The album is projected to sell 150,000 copies.
Linkin Park is looking for the No. 3 slot with the new album, The Hunting Party. The set will likely sell around 100,000 to 110,000 copies sold in its first week of release.
Willie Nelson's Band of Brothers is also expected to have a notable debut with 30,000 to 35,000 copies sold. Jennifer Lopez's A.K.A. is estimated to sell between 30,000 to 35,000 copies. And finally, deadmau5's while(1<2) will chart with around 25,000 to 30,000 copies.