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Sam Smith scores first top spot on Billboard 200

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 00:48

British singer Sam Smith scores first U.S. number one in album charts. Francis Maguire reports.

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Sam Smith's 'The Thrill of it All' scored the British singer his first no 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Smith's second album sold close to 240,000 units in its first week to beat the likes of Maroon 5 and Blake Shelton. Billboard said it was Smith's best sales week ever in the United States. The Billboard 200 chart tallies units from album sales, song sales and streaming activity.

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Sam Smith scores first top spot on Billboard 200

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 00:48