Justin Timberlake & Beyonce Have Year's Top iTunes Albums
FILE - This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows Beyonce at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce’s fifth self-titled album, released in surprise form late last week, is collection of songs that highlight Beyonce’s evolution as a woman and artist. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
This CD cover image released by RCA Records shows “The 20/20 Experience” by Justin Timberlake. Timberlake’s comeback album, “The 20/20 Experience,” is 2013’s best-selling album on the U.S. iTunes Store. (AP Photo/RCA)
Beyonce’s new album was released just last week, but it’s already the second best-selling album on iTunes this year.
Apple announced Tuesday that the diva’s self-titled album is behind only Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience.” Beyonce’s fifth album sold more than 617,000 units in three days.
Albums from Imagine Dragons, Jay Z and Drake round out the top 5.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have the top-selling song with “Thrift Shop.” Their hit, “Can’t Hold Us,” placed fifth. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” '‘Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons and Pink’s “Just Give Me a Reason” ranked second, third and fourth.
“Skyfall” is the year’s top-selling movie and “Breaking Bad” is the leading TV show.
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