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FOREIGN-BASED REGGAE ACTS, POST DOUBLE-DIGIT SALES ON BILLBOARD CHART!

 Top: Iration
Bottom: Stick Figure

On the current Billboard Reggae album chart, the only double-digit sales figures are posted by foreign acts.

The number two spot is held by California reggae band Rebelution. The group’s most recent album Falling Into Place, which topped the chart 14 weeks ago, has sold 25,395 copies.

San Diego reggae band Stick Figure currently holds the number four spot with Set in Stone, which debuted at number one in November last year. Its sales figure now stands at 20,141.

 After 15 weeks of chart life, Ziggy Marley’s self-titled album — which spent two weeks at number one — has fallen to number five. He’s the sole Jamaican act to post double-digit figures on the current listing with 11,125.
Third week @ No.1 for Ziggy Marley

Third week @ No.1 for Ziggy Marley

Hotting Up by California reggae outfit Iration debuted at number one a year ago. It is number seven on the latest chart, reflecting sales of 16,478.

JossStoneWaterForYourSoul

The title posting the largest sales frame is Joss Stone’s Water for Your Soul. Released in July 2015, the set has so far moved 35,115 copies.

— By Kevin Jackson

 

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