Selena Gomez Tops U.S. Album Chart With ‘Revival’

Selena Gomez has clinched the No. 1 spot on the U.S. album sales chart with “Revival,” which moved 117,000 units in the week ending Oct. 15, according to data from Nielsen Music.

“Revival” marks Gomez’s second run in the chart’s top spot; 2013’s “Stars Dance” also hit No. 1 when it bowed with 97,000 units. Gomez’s fifth studio effort has ridden the buzz generated by lead single “Good For You” and other radio cuts “Same Old Love” and “Me and the Rhythm.”

Rapper the Game’s “Documentary 2” aptly debuted at No. 2, having moved 95,000 units since dropping. “Documentary 2” is the first set in a two-part release, with “Documentary 2.5” having dropped on Oct. 16.

Country starlet Jana Kramer’s “Thirty-One” is the third high-charting debut of the week, finishing at No. 10 with 22,000 units moved in its first week. Kramer’s second album is her first top-10 release.

The holdovers are led by the Weeknd’s “Beauty Behind the Madness,” which finished its seventh week on the chart at No. 3. The R&B crooner moved 77,000 units in the time frame, up 5% from the previous week.

Fetty Wap held steady at No. 4, with his self-titled debut album moving 53,000 units, down 17% in its third week. Drake and Future’s collaboration, “What a Time to Be Alive,” also slid. “WATTBA” ended its fourth week at No. 5, moving 49,000 units, down 25%.

Taylor Swift’s “1989” closed its 50th week on the chart with steady sales, moving 37,000 units, good for sixth place. The singer’s music video for “Blank Space” was named the most-watched video on Vevo on Wednesday, clocking more than 1.2 million views.

Luke Bryan’s “Kill the Lights” popped up to No. 7 from No. 9, up 5% from the previous week with 31,000 units moved. Janet Jackson’s “Unbreakable,” which debuted at No. 1 the week before, dropped to No. 8; the R&B icon’s latest dipped 74%, moving 30,000 units. Thomas Rhett’s “Tangled Up” dropped to ninth place, down 16% with 27,000 units.

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