American singer, Justin Bieber’s album ‘Justice’ has debuted at No. 1 on U.S Billboard 200.
This makes it his 8th album to reach number one on the Billboard 200. According to Billboard, the album opened with 154,000 equivalent album units in its first week, 119,000 of which came from SEA units, 30,000 from album sales, a little over 4,000 from TEA units.
The project has had the second-biggest starting week for an album released this year, just behind Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album, which debuted with 265,000 units. Justice also dethroned Dangerous from No. 1, which it had held onto for 10 successive weeks.
Justin Bieber’s remaining seven albums that have reached No. 1 include 2020’s Changes, 2015’s Purpose, 2013’s Believe: Acoustic, 2012’s Believe, 2011’s Under the Mistletoe, 2011’s Never Say Never: The Remixes EP, and 2010’s My World 2.0.
He’s the youngest soloist with eight No. 1 albums, and previously, was the youngest to reach seven. The title belonged to Elvis Presley before Justin Bieber.
Meanwhile, Nigerian UFC fighter, Israel Adesanya has been dropped as an ambassador for BMW after threatening to rape his opponent.
The Nigerian-New Zealander who was to be unveiled as the face of BMW in New Zealand, had told possible future opponent Kevin Holland in an online video, “Bro, I will fu**ing rape you.”
Following the video, a statement from BMW said that after a careful review of the comments he made online, it decided not to push forward with the pending deal it had with the UFC champion.
Their statement read: “Due to the comments made by an athlete online, we have reviewed our pending association with said athlete and we have decided not to push forward with a specific ambassador for the brand at this time in New Zealand.”