AC/DC Tops US Album Charts With ‘Power Up’
AC/DC'snew album Power Up - AC/DC / Youtube
AC/DC reclaims the top spot with their new album, Power Up as it peaked the US charts upon release.
In a report by Billboard, the new AC/DC release sold around 117,000 equivalent album units in the first week to hit the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 while also bearing the largest sales in a week in 2020 for a rock album in the US.
The total figure includes 111,000 album units, 5,000 streaming equivalent albums, and 1,000 track equivalent units. Diving deeper into the details tells us that 71,000 copies were sold on CDs, 23,000 as digital downloads, while 16,000 were accounted for on vinyl LP sales.
Power Up is AC/Dc’s third US album chart-topper following the successes of 1981’s For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) and 2008’s Black Ice.
AC/DC’s Power Up sees the reunion of co-founder and lead guitarist Angus Young with vocalist Brian Johnson, bassist Cliff Williams, drummer Phil Rudd, and rhythm guitarist Stevie Young.