One Direction make Billboard history, hold off Aguilera, Del Rey

British boyband One Direction made Billboard chart history on Wednesday after storming to the top of the 200 album chart with their second album ‘Take Me Home,’ holding off competition from Christina Aguilera, Soundgarden and Lana Del Rey. ‘Take Me Home’ notched the third-biggest opening week sales of the year with 540,000 units sold according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, placing it behind only Mumford & Son’s ‘Babel’ and Taylor Swift’s ‘Red,’ which had the year’s biggest opening with 1.2 million copies sold.


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