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Metallica’s “Hardwired … To Self-Destruct” Claims #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart; Bruno Mars, Miranda Lambert Follow

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A handful of high-profile new albums just debuted on the US iTunes store.

As of 2:20AM ET Friday morning, none is selling as well as Metallica’s “Hardwired … To Self-Destruct.”

The deluxe version of the band’s first studio album since 2008 is currently #1 on the US iTunes album sales chart.

It is one of four new releases currently in the Top 5. Bruno Mars’ new “24K Magic” is #2, while Miranda Lambert’s debuting “The Weight Of These Wings” is #3.

A Tribe Called Quest’s holdover “We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service” is #4, while Highly Suspect’s new “The Boy Who Died Wolf” is #5.

The concert video version of Little Mix’s new “Glory Days” (#6), the standard version of “Hardwired” (#7), Pentatonix’s “A Pentatonix Christmas” (#8), DNCE’s new “DNCE” (#9), and dodie’s new “Intertwined” EP (#10) form the balance of the Top 10.

Sales projections for the week’s key new releases should emerge in the next few days.

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.

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