Justin Bieber makes history with fifth No. 1 album
Justin Bieber became the youngest artist to land five chart-topping albums Wednesday when his latest record, "Believe Acoustic," debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart.
"Believe Acoustic," which features stripped-down versions of Bieber's songs from his fourth No. 1 album, "Believe," released last June, as well as three new songs, sold 211,000 copies in its first week according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.
The album also topped iTunes downloads charts in 63 countries and became a hot topic on social media platforms as the singer's 34 million-strong followers on Twitter raced to purchase the record as soon as it was released.
Bieber was previously tied with Miley Cyrus with four chart-topping albums before turning 19. Bieber's 19th birthday is March 1.
The singer will be hosting and performing on "Saturday Night Live" this week, the night before the Grammy Awards.