Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’ Posts Big Vinyl Sales, Jumps 79-2 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart


Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based only on traditional album sales. The chart’s history dates back to May 25, 1991, the first week Billboard began tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece count information from SoundScan, now MRC Data. Pure album sales were the measurement solely utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart through the list dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a methodology that blends album sales with track equivalent album units and streaming equivalent album units. The new April 24-dated Top Album Sales chart (where Fearless [Taylor’s Version] debuts to No. 1) will be posted in full on Billboard‘s website on April 20. For all chart…



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