Mac Miller Takes the No. 1 Spot on Billboard 200 Album Chart
As predicted, Mac Miller‘s first full-length record ‘Blue Slide Park’ — which includes tracks like ‘Party on Fifth Ave.’ and ‘Donald Trump’ — debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The 19-year-old rapper sold 144,000 copies of his freshman album in the first week after ‘Blue Slide Park’ was released, according to Nielsen SoundScan (via Billboard).
Taylor Swift Is Billboard’s 2011 Woman of the Year
Billboard has shown a great deal of love to Taylor Swift by honoring her as its latest Woman of the Year. Swift, 21, has been recognized before by this prestigious music industry trade, receiving titles for Top Country Artist, Top Country Album and Top Billboard 200 Artist. But this new recognition makes her the youngest artist ever to earn the honor.