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Illenium’s “Ascend” Makes Top 5 On Billboard Top Album Sales Chart, Top 15 On Billboard 200

Illenium scores career highs on the Billboard charts.

Illenium by Alexandra Gavillet | Press Pic courtesy of Astralwerks/Capitol

Illenium’s studio album “Ascend” debuts prominently on this week’s key Billboard charts.

The album arrives at #5 on this week’s Billboard Top Album Sales listing, which ranks the week’s top albums based on pure US sales.

It concurrently starts at #14 on the Billboard 200, which accounts for total consumption (pure album sales + track sales + track streams).

Both positions represent career highs for the artist.

“Ascend” concurrently starts at #2 on the Digital Albums chart and #1 on the Dance/Electronic Album Sales listing. Radio single “Good Things Fall Apart” concurrently makes the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 at #6.

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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