Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” Drove 159K Sales in Second Week

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Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?” once again ranks as America’s best-selling digital single.

According to Nielsen Music, the song sold 159,226 copies during the September 4-10 tracking week.

While that represents a decline of 53% from the single’s opening week total, it is enough to keep “What Do You Mean?” at #1 on the Billboard Digital Songs chart.

When the September 4-10 tracking week concluded, “What Do You Mean?” boasted a US sales total of 496,692. No 2015 single has fared better during its first two weeks of release.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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