March 17th, 2010

Plastic Beach #2 in USA / other chart news (UPDATE with some more positions)

meredith_yang sends the fantastic news that Plastic Beach has gone in at #2 on the US Billboard album chart. It sold 110,798 copies in its first week, behind only Ludacris' 'Battle Of The Sexes' which sold 136,010 copies. Demon Days' highest position was #6 in the USA, and Gorillaz' debut only managed to reach #14 there.

Plastic Beach has been doing well in other countries, too.
Canada: #2 (thanks orion70)
Australia: #1 (thanks caravanslost)
New Zealand: #4 (thanks caravanslost)
Belgium: #12 (thanks Cit)
The Netherlands: #8 (thanks Cit)
Japan: #17 (8,136 sold in the first week) (thanks Cupnoodle and anno69)
UK: #2
Republic of Ireland: #4
France: #2 (13,822 sold in the first week) (thanks Fuliang)
Norway: #6 (thanks thorh)
Czech Republic: #6 (thanks Speedstercz)
Spain: #24 (thanks bonebag)
Germany: #3 (thanks J.F.)
Italy: #18 (thanks anonymous)
Portugal: #4 (thanks meredith_yang)
Switzerland: #2 (thanks meredith_yang)
Denmark: #1 (thanks Danni Tofte)
Billboard European Chart: #1
Austria: #1 (thanks Veikko)
Finland: #41 (thanks Veikko)
Poland: #30 (thanks anonymous)

If you know where Plastic Beach has charted in your country / any country not covered here, send in the information or comment below. Please try and include a source if possible.


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