Beyonce’s album “4” is slated for a no. 1 spot on Bilboard’s 200 chart. So much for a Beyonce 4 flop! According to Billboard, Beyonce’s fourth studio album is on trend to sell 300,000 by Sunday July 3rd. If this remains true, “4” will be Beyonce’s fourth number 1 album. It’s important to note Beyonce has only released 4 albums as a solo artist.
Beyonce’s previous album “I Am…Sasha Fierce” sold 482, 000 in it’s first week while “B’Day” sold 541,000. Despite the dip in comparison to her other efforts, Billboard still considers “4” a strong effort given the “soft album-sales market.” The sales are also impacted by the album lack of a strong lead single. “Run the World” has only peaked at no. 29.
Another big release this week is from Kanye West’s protege Big Sean. Billboard expects for “Finally Famous” to move around 100,000 copies.
While reviews are still mixed on the album, Beyonce’s star power is undeniable. So, we must know, did you ever doubt Beyonce’s album 4 would be a success?