AC/DC’s brand new album, Power Up, has reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Power Up reached No. 1 on the strength of 117,000 equivalent album units earned in the United States for the week ending Nov. 19 — 111,000 which came directly from album sales while another 5,000 album equivalent units were earned through on-demand streams.
Power Up is AC/DC’s third No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200. Their first No. 1 was back in 1981 with the release of the Back in Black follow-up, For Those About to Rock We Salute You, and in 2008 they reached No, 1 with Black Ice.
Power Up is the first release from AC/DC since 2014’s Rock or Bust and is also the first from the band since the death of guitarist Malcolm Young in 2017.
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