Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Sees Chart Resurgence After Wide Vinyl Release

Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Sees Chart Resurgence After Wide Vinyl Release

Beyoncé‘s Renaissance has seen a strong comeback on Billboard‘s album charts after its wide vinyl release on October 7.

According to Billboard, the album jumped from 69th spot to No. 2 on the Top Album Sales chart and returned to No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Top R&B Albums and Vinyl Albums charts. On the all-genre Billboard 200, the former No. 1 rose from 6th position to No. 3.

Renaissance sold 47,500 copies in the U.S. in the week ending October 13, up 2,401%, according to Luminate. Of that sum, vinyl sales comprised 45,500, up from a negligible sum the week prior.

Renaissance is Beyoncé’s seventh studio LP, a long-awaited follow-up to Lemonade. The 16-track record includes lead single “Break My Soul,” as well as songs with contributions from Jay-Z, Skrillex, 070 Shake, The-Dream, Drake, and more. Renaissance debuted atop the Billboard 200 albums chart.

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