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U2 Notches Eighth No. 1 Album on the Billboard 200 With 'Songs of Experience'!

U2 Notches Eighth No. 1 Album on the Billboard 200 With 'Songs of Experience'!

U2 stay winning!

The legendary rock group just notched the eighth No. 1 album of their career on the Billboard 200 this week with their newest release, Songs of Experience.

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The album moved 186,000 equivalent album units – 180,000 of those were through traditional album sales, according to Billboard. It’s also the biggest week for a rock album in 2017! The band last hit No. 1 with 2009′s No Line on the Horizon.

U2 is now the only group to have earned No. 1 albums in the ’80s, ’90s, ’00s and ’10s. Congratulations!

See the full Top 10 inside!

1. U2, Songs of Experience
2. Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 2
3. Taylor Swift, reputation
4. Ed Sheeran, ÷
5. Pentatonix, A Pentatonix Christmas
6. Demi Lovato, Tell Me You Love Me
7. Sam Smith, The Thrill of It All
8. Michael Buble, Christmas
9. Miguel, War & Leisure
10. Garth Brooks, The Anthology: Part I, The First Five Years

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  • Utope

    Congrats U2! 40 years of rocking the charts and counting!

  • Courtney Puzzo

    it’s not been 40 years yet their first album was released in October 1980 so it’s a bit less than 3 years from their 40th anniversary releasing music though they’ve been together as a band for more than 40 years. congrats for another #1 album 8 of 14 studio albums is just under 60% have reached #1

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