News: New Beyonce CD "Flying Off The Shelf," Projected To Debut At No. 1
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2008 4:47PM
Beyonce Knowles' new album, I Am... Sasha Fierce, is on track to debut at number one on the albums sales chart next week.
Yesterday (November 18), Beyonce dropped her highly anticipated third solo album, I Am... Sasha Fierce, on Music World/Columbia Records. According to HitsDailyDouble, the two disc set will debut at the top of the charts. They project that it will sell between 500,000 and 550,000 copies.
An employee at New York City's Virgin Megastore in Union Square indicated that the first two days of sales have been very stong. "Every single customer we've had so far has been buying the Beyonce CD. It's been flying off the shelf," she told SOHH.
The former Destiny's Child star collaborated with Jim Jonsin, Darkchild, Stargate, and Sean Garrett on this project which is the follow-up to her platinum-selling 2006 release, B'Day. Tricky and The-Dream were responsible for "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," one of the two singles that Knowles selected to kick off this album. The other single, "If I Were A Boy," is currently holding down the number 5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
I Am... Sasha Fierce is in stores now.
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