Smartphone vendor Apple announced that Beyonce has become the fastest selling album ever on the iTunes Store with 828,773 albums sold in its first three days.
Beyonce also broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213 sold and proved to be a global success going to number one in 104 countries, said Apple in a statement.
This is the fifth solo studio album from Beyoncé, which was made available exclusively worldwide on the iTunes Store on December 13 by Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records. The self-titled set is the artist’s first visual album.
Beyonce album has 14 new songs and 17 visually stunning, provocative videos shot around the world from Houston to New York City to Paris, and Sydney to Rio de Janeiro, all before the album’s release. The album represents Beyoncé’s biggest sales week ever.
The iTunes Store music store has a catalog of over 26 million songs and is available in 119 countries.