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Sam Smith Breaks Sales Record w/ Album Debut

​UK import and openly gay singer Sam Smith has officially conquered the U.S.!!

The singer, who's everywhere these days, as debuted on the Billboard 200 Albums chart at #2 with the highest sales week for a debut album by a UK male artist  in Soundscan history!

Idolator reports:

According to an official press release from the singer, Smith’s critically acclaimed debut studio album In The Lonely Hour will land on the Billboard 200 Albums chart at #2 this week (which means Lana Del Rey‘s snagged herself that #1, after all), selling over 166,00 copies. In addition, Sam’s album was also the fastest selling debut of 2014 in the UK.

Congratulations, Sam (and Lana!)

Have you purchased In The Lonely Hour, Instincters?