Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” Blasts Past 500K US Sales Mark; “WDYM” At 1.23M

Bieber [WDYM | Def Jam]

For Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” the November 6-12 tracking period represented the third week of release.

It was also the week in which the song blasted past the 500,000 US sales mark.

According to Nielsen Music, the second “Purpose” single sold 152,923 US copies during the aforementioned tracking period. Up by 18% from the previous week’s total, the weekly mark brought the song’s cumulative US total to 559,049.

“Sorry” was the week’s #2 single. Only Adele’s “Hello” sold better.

Previous single “What Do You Mean?” also enjoyed a week-over-week sales gain. The platinum-certified “Purpose” single sold 61,501 copies during the November 6-12 frame (+5%). Its cumulative total is now 1,226,333.

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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