(ANI): Scottish singer Susan Boyle has been knocked off the top of
the US album chart, after a six-week run at No 1, by newcomer
American singer Kesha. According to Neilsen SoundScan, 22-year-old
Kesha"s debut album, 'Animal", sold 152,000 copies compared with
sales of 93,000 for 48-year-old Boyle"s 'I Dreamed a Dream",
reports the BBC.
About seventy six per cent of Animal"s sales came from digital
download stores. It follows the success of Kesha"s debut single Tik
Tok, which broke download records for a female singer in the
The pop track sold 610,000 copies in the final week of December
to become the second most downloaded track in the US last year,
following Flo Rida"s 'Right Round", also featuring Kesha. Animal is
due to be released in the UK in April.