A Perfect Circle New Album First Week Sales Revealed, Is It Bombing Or A Hit?


J. Cole, who’s breaking all manner of streaming records, according to Spotify and Apple, is on track for a huge chart bow this week. A Perfect Circle’s new album Eat the Elephant will finish behind it, with very respectable numbers.

J. Cole (Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope) 375-390k total activity, 140-155k album
A Perfect Circle (BMG) 56-61k, 52-57k
Lord Huron (Suraja/Republic) 28-32k, 24-27k
Brothers Osborne (EMI Nashville) 19-22k, 15-17k
Bishop Briggs (Teleport/Island) 14-16k, 10-11k (HITS Daily Double)

After just its first 24 hours of availability, KOD helped J. Cole break a monster Apple Music record.

J. Cole’s fifth album, KOD, has broken Apple Music’s record for streams in the first 24 hours in the US with 64.5 million streams on its first day, Apple tells The Verge. KOD surpassed the previous record holder, Drake’s Views, by nearly 1 million streams. Seven out of the top 10 most streamed songs in a 24-hour period on Apple Music are now from KOD.

A Perfect Circle’s last album of entirely original material, 2003’s Thirteenth Step, sold 231,000 copies in its first week.