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Selena Gomez Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Stars Dance'

August 1, 2013 (2:26 am) GMT
Selling 97,000 in its first week, 'Stars Dance' gives the former Disney star her first No. 1 album and her best sales week.
Selena Gomez Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Stars Dance'

's new album, "", has officially landed at No. 1 on Billboard 200 after selling 97,000 in its first week. It marks Gomez's first No. 1 album and best sales week. Her previous release, 2011's "", peaked at No. 3 after debuting at No. 4 with 78,000.

Gomez, who turned 21 last week, joins BFF as the youngest artists who have scored a No.1 album. Nearly three years ago, the then-20-year-old Swift had her third studio album, "", ruling the chart for six non-consecutive weeks.

"Stars Dance" has also earned Gomez her first top 10 single on Billboard 100 as her hit single, "Come & Get It", bowed at No. 6 on the chart.

"This is my fourth record and I work really hard on my music, so to have the first No. 1 is really humbling. I feel like 'Come & Get It' was a great surprise. People didn't expect that kind of feel from me in that different genre of music. I really opened myself up to try different sounds with my music," Gomez said of her highest-charting album and single.

's "" has to spend its third week at No. 2. The two-week winner has given up its crown after selling additional 77,000 copies. Soaring from No. 8 to No. 3 is the soundtrack of Disney's "". It rounds out the top 3 with 57,000.

Kidz Bop Kids' "Kidz Bop 24" slips from No. 3 to No. 4 with 39,000. It is followed by 's new Spanish-language album, "", which debuts at No. 5 with 39,000.

Sixth placer 's "" has sold 30,000, while ' "" places seventh with 27,000. ' "" arrives at No. 8 with 26,000.

The Michigan rockers' newest album is followed by Young Money and Cash Money Records' compilation, "". The compilation album places the 9th with 24,000. 's comeback album, "", claims the last spot at the chart's top 10 with 21,000.

  1. "" - (97,000)
  2. "" - (77,000)
  3. "" Soundtrack (57,000)
  4. "Kidz Bop 24" - Kidz Bop Kids (39,000)
  5. "" - (39,000)
  6. "" - (30,000)
  7. "" - (27,000)
  8. "" - (26,000)
  9. "" - Young Money and Cash Money Records (24,000)
  10. "" - (21,000)

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