Beyonce takes number one spot on Billboard albums chart | Music News

It seems the critics have been proven wrong by King B as she currently sits at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart, with her latest album 4 selling 310,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan.

This makes 4 Beyonce‘s fourth solo number one album, making her number one on both album charts over here in the UK and the states. However “Run the World (Girls)” peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100, which is the first time a first single from a Beyonce album has has missed the top 10.

4‘s first week sales were also the lowest of her four releases; I Am … Sasha Fierce entered with 482,000, B’Day with 541,000 and Dangerously In Love went in with 317,000.

Read our review of Beyonce’s latest album 4 here.