U2’s latest no bomb, blasts to number one on U.S. pop charts

“U2 earned its sixth No. 1 album on the U.S. pop charts Wednesday as its new set ‘How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb’ sold almost twice as many copies in its first week as 2000’s ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind.’ The new Interscope album moved 840,000 copies in the Thanksgiving holiday week ended Nov. 28, according to sales data from Nielsen SoundScan… The album’s arrival was heralded by first single ‘Vertigo,’ which is featured in Apple Computer’s iPod/iTunes TV commercial,” Margo Whitmire reports for Billboard.

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25 Comments

  1. I doubt Eminem will be around as long as U2 have been.
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    by the way MDN. This magic password thing does not work half the time, and that flash animation of the smilies on the right keeps me up at night.

  2. EMINEM? Who gives a crap what a self absorbed trailer-trash little white bitch who only has a contract cuz he’s givin’ Dre unlimited cone sold in four days. Come to think of it, why am I here? I couldn’t care less about U2’s record sales either…

  3. yeah eminem, nsync, and the backstreet boys… but they all suck

    has that dude ever rapped about anything other than himself? i suppose thats better than ice, and rims, yyeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaahhh!

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