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Beyoncé scores her sixth No. 1 album with Lemonade

It’s official: Beyoncé’s Lemonade is her sixth chart topper.

According to Billboard, Lemonade sold 653,000 equivalent album units and 485,000 in pure album sales for the week ending April 28, easily topping the Billboard 200 chart. As a result, all six of Beyoncé’s studio albums have hit No. 1, making her the only artist to do so with their first six studio recordings.

Lemonade also earned the biggest sales week of any album in 2016.

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Last weekend, Beyoncé released Lemonade exclusively on Tidal in conjunction with her HBO special. A few days later, Lemonade was made available to purchase on iTunes and other digital retailers, and a physical CD will be available starting May 6.

Second place on this week’s Billboard 200 went to Prince’s The Very Best of Prince, which sold 391,000 units. Last week, Prince’s greatest hits collection shot to first place after his death, and this week, he had five albums chart in the top seven. 

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