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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ ‘The Heist’ Hits Platinum In This Week’s Album Sales (8/28/2013)


This week, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s huge showing at the VMAs worked in their favor. The Seattle duo’s The Heist has officially gone platinum, moving 19,000 copies and selling 1,017,000 all together. This is an amazing accomplishment for the pair who is known for their independent grind.

Elsewhere on the chart, Earl Sweatshirt and A$AP Ferg have broke in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200. The Odd Future member’s Doris lands at No. 5 with 49,000 copies, while Ferg holds down the No. 9 spot with 32,000 for Trap Lord. Here’s our breakdown of this week’s releases, as well as the rest of the albums that placed on the charts.

Release Dates:

Goodie Mob, Age Against The Machine August 27

The Weeknd, Kiss Land August 27

Big Sean, Hall Of Fame August 27

SunGod, Redemption August 27

J57 & Blame One, Walk In The Sun August 27

Juicy J, Stay Trippy August 27

Krizz Kaliko, Son Of Sam August 27

The Underachievers, The Lords Of Flatbush August 29

Young Scooter, From The Cell Block To Your Block August 29

Lil Wayne, Dedication V August 30

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