Justin Timberlake is batting 1.000 as the pop megastar scored his second No. 1 album this year with The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2.
The follow-up to March’s The 20/20 Experience enters the Billboard 200 albums chart at No. 1 with 350,000 sold in its first week, according to Nielsen Sound Scan.
A very happy and grateful JT thanked his fans on Twitter. “What a year this has been. I’m so thankful for all of it. You guys/gals make me work harder and strive to be better. 2 #1′s?! #bestfansever,” he said.
Last week’s chart-topper, Drake, falls to No. 2 with his third album Nothing Was the Same. The Canadian rapper sold 148,000 copies in his second week, down 78% from the previous week.
New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde enters at No. 3 with herfull-length debut, Pure Heroine, which opened with 129,000 copies.
Other entries this week include Nelly, whose seventh album M.O. arrives at No. 14 with 15,000 copies, marking the lowest debut of his career.