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Halsey’s ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’ is this week’s top-selling album

Lucas Garrido

Halsey performed a hat trick on Monday when her album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power claimed the number one spot on Billboard‘s Top Album Sales chart — her third consecutive chart-topper.

Prior to her latest effort, she previously wore the crown after releasing 2020’s Manic and 2017’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.

Some 70,500 physical copies of Halsey’s latest effort flew off the shelves, making it the best-selling album of the week and eclipsing Kanye West‘s Donda, which debuted at number two after selling 37,000 copies. However, it should be noted that Ye’s album is only being sold digitally at this time.

Further breaking down the album’s sale numbers, Halsey sold an impressive 25,300  If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power copies on vinyl and 27,200 on CD.  Digital sales were comprised of 18,000 units.

It should be noted that the “Graveyard” singer also tops Billboard‘s Vinyl Albums chart this week, thanks to her robust sales numbers.

And while Halsey can boast about having this week’s best-selling album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power did not bow atop the Billboard 200, debuting instead at number two, behind Donda.

Streaming is where Halsey was unable to catch up with Ye. Her studio effort clocked 34.76 million on-demand streams, compared to Donda‘s historical 357.39 million listens.

Ha;sey’s Manic also peaked at number two when it was released last year, and also was bested by a surprise release when Eminem dropped Music to Be Murdered By with zero warning.

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