Beyoncé's self-titled album, which was released exclusively via the iTunes store, December 13, sold 617,000 digital copies in its first three days on-sale, resulting in the album topping the Billboard 200 albums chart this week. The singer is the first woman to have her first five studio albums hit the top spot on the chart.
Following at No. 2 is Garth Brooks' Walmart-exclusive box set, Blame It All On My Roots, which dropped one spot from last week. Following at No. 3 is Kelly Clarkson's Wrapped in Red.
R. Kelly's Black Panties debuted at No. 4 on sales of 133,000 units, and rounding out the top five is One Direction's Midnight Memories.
The Robertsons' Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas fell one sport to No. 6.
Childish Gambino's Because the Internet debuted at No. 7 on sales of 96,000 units. Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2 fell two spots to No. 8.
Katy Perry's PRISM held at No. 9, and the soundtrack to the film Frozen rose one spot to No. 10.