FILE - This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows Beyonce at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce's fifth self-titled album, released in surprise form late last week, is collection of songs that highlight Beyonces evolution as a woman and artist. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Timberlake, Beyoncé have year’s top iTunes albums
By MESFIN FEKADU
| The Associated Press
First Published Dec 17 2013 04:15 pm • Last Updated Dec 20 2013 06:00 pm
Beyoncé’s new album was released just last week, but it’s already the second best-selling album on iTunes this year.
Apple announced Tuesday that the diva’s self-titled album is behind only Justin Timberlake’s "The 20/20 Experience." Beyoncé’s fifth album sold more than 617,000 units in three days.
Albums from Imagine Dragons, Jay Z and Drake round out the top 5.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have the top-selling song with "Thrift Shop." Their hit "Can’t Hold Us" placed fifth. Robin Thicke’s "Blurred Lines," "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons and P!nk’s "Just Give Me a Reason" ranked second, third and fourth.
"Skyfall" is the year’s top-selling movie and "Breaking Bad" is the leading TV show.
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