LOS ANGELES - Beyonce’s new album was just released last week, but it’s the second bestselling album on iTunes this year.
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Justin Timberlake performs at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Apple announced Tuesday that the diva’s self-titled album is only behind Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience.” Beyonce’s fifth album sold more than 617,000 units in three days.
Albums from Imagine Dragons, Jay Z and Drake round out the top 5.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have the top-selling song with “Thrift Shop.” Their hit, “Can’t Hold Us,” placed fifth. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” ”Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons and Pink’s “Just Give Me a Reason” ranked second, third and fourth, respectively.
“Skyfall” is the year’s top-selling movie and “Breaking Bad” is the leading TV show.
- by Mesfin Fekadu - The Associated Press