Set is first Latin title to hit No. 1 on nine-year old Vinyl Albums chart.
Selena’s Ones is back in the top five on the Top Latin Albums chart (dated July 18) thanks to its 8,000 equivalent album units (up 198 percent) earned in the week ending July 9, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Of that sum, nearly 6,000 are in album sales.
The bulk of its surge was driven by the release of a limited-edition vinyl picture edition of the greatest hits album. Of the album’s 6,000 total sales for the week across all formats (CD, vinyl, digital download, etc.), the vinyl edition of the album accounted for 99 percent of it sales.
The Top Latin Albums chart ranks the most popular Latin albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).
“Selena’s Legacy is an inspiration for many fans and the artistic community, including Latin and non-Latin,” Victor Gonzalez, President, Universal Music Latin Entertainment at Universal Music Group, tells Billboard. “There is a deep connection between Selena’s old and new followers that puts her in a relevant position every time we revisit her music.”
Selena’s posthumous compilation album was originally released Oct. 1, 2002, a little more than seven years after her death in 1995. It debuted at No. 4 on the Top Latin Albums chart dated Oct. 19, 2002, and peaked at No. 2 on