eyonce’s Album Spends Third Straight Week At #1
The “visual album” sold 617,000 copies in its opening sales week, but because BEYONCÉ was released on a Friday it actually managed to go gold in just three days. The next week the project sold another 374,000 units.
Besides its commercial success, BEYONCÉ was also a hit with music critics as well. The project was named the best album of 2013 by Billboard and the L.A. Times.