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BLACKPINK’s “The Album” Rockets To #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart

“The Album” quickly becomes the #1 album on iTunes.

BLACKPINK - Lovesick Girls video screen | YG Entertainment

In the epitome of an unsurprising development, BLACKPINK’s “The Album” rocketed to #1 on the US iTunes sales chart shortly after its release late Thursday night.

The eagerly anticipated LP remains #1 as of press time at 1AM ET Friday morning. Tracks from the album are also certain to make an early impact, with “Bet You Wanna (featuring Cardi B)” attracting ample interest on audio streaming platforms and “Lovesick Girls” generating a considerable amount of video views on YouTube.

Mariah Carey’s “The Rarities” follows at #2 on the chart, while Dolly Parton’s “A Holly Dolly Christmas” is #3. Powered by a passionate fan campaign, Louis Tomlinson’s “WALLS” is #4 on the chart. Corey Taylor’s “CMFT” sits in the #5 position.

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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