Billboard | Major Lazer Beams to No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums
Major Lazer zaps to No. 1 on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart (dated July 11) with Peace Is the Mission, as the set rises 3-1 in its fourth week with a 13 percent sales gain (in the week ending June 28, according to Nielsen Music). The set debuted at No. 2, and has been in the top four ever since. It’s the second No. 1 for Major Lazer, following 2013’s Free the Universe.
The album sold 3,000 copies in the latest tracking week and beats out the No. 2 and No. 3 albums in a close race for the top; the Nos. 1-3 titles on the chart are separated by less than 70 copies sold.