Zayn Malik’s Mind Of Mine Debuts At No. 1

The singer claims the top spot on the Billboard 200.

April 04, 2016

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Zayn Malik displayed his commercial power as a soloist this week: Mind Of Mine arrived at the top of Billboard's album chart. Listeners bought 112,000 copies of the record; including streaming statistics, that number increased to 157,000 album equivalent units. According to Billboard, Malik is the first male solo artist from the U.K. to debut at No. 1 with his first full-length. He also joins an elite club containing singers that have scored No. 1 albums with a group and as soloists, like Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, and Beyoncé.

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K. Michelle grabbed the second spot on the albums chart this week, while Rihanna took No. 3. See the full ranking here.

Zayn Malik’s Mind Of Mine Debuts At No. 1