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James Hanley

Blackstar gives Bowie first US No.1

Blackstar has given David Bowie his first No.1 album in the US, selling 174,000 copies in its first week of sale. The album sold 64,000 copies on January 11 – the day his death was announced. The legend’s previous highest-charting album in the region was 2013’s The Next Day, which reached No.2. Blackstar ends the seven-week run at the top of Adele’s 25. (NY Times). It also debuted at No.1 in Belgium ...

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