Grateful Dead Breaks Record for Most Top 40 Albums on Billboard 200 – Billboard

Grateful Useless breaks the document for many high 40-charting albums within the almost 68-year historical past the Billboard 200. The group’s newest archival stay launch, Dave’s Picks, Quantity 49: Frost Amphitheatre, Stanford U., Palo Alto, CA (4/27/85 & 4/28/85), debuts at No. 25 on the chart dated Feb. 10. It’s the 59th high 40-charting set for the band, surpassing the 58 high 40s earned by each Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.



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Right here’s a recap of the acts with probably the most high 40-charting albums on the Billboard 200 for the reason that checklist started publishing on a daily, weekly foundation in March of 1956:

  • 59, Grateful Useless
  • 58, Elvis Presley
  • 58, Frank Sinatra
  • 54, Barbra Streisand
  • 51, Bob Dylan
  • 48, The Rolling Stones

Dave’s Picks, Quantity 49 is from the band’s long-running archival launch collection, named for the group’s archivist, David Lemieux. The collection launched in 2012 and has granted the group 41 of its 59 high 40-charting units on the Billboard 200.

Dave’s Picks, Quantity 49 earned 21,000 equal album models within the U.S. within the week ending Feb. 1, in keeping with Luminate – with all of that sum in conventional album gross sales. The album was completely obtainable as a four-CD set, with a restricted run of 25,000 copies manufactured. It was bought solely by means of the band’s official web site. (Releases within the collection are issued completely on CD, in restricted portions, and bought by means of the Useless’s official channels.)

Grateful Useless has logged at the very least three new high 40-charting albums on the Billboard 200 in yearly from 2013 by means of 2023, largely on the energy of the Dave’s Picks releases.

Dave’s Picks, Quantity 49 additionally launches at No. 1 on Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart, marking the primary No. 1 on that chart for the group for the reason that checklist started in 1991.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most well-liked albums of the week within the U.S. based mostly on multimetric consumption as measured in equal album models, compiled by Luminate. Models comprise album gross sales, monitor equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). Every unit equals one album sale, or 10 particular person tracks bought from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The brand new Feb. 10, 2024-dated chart will likely be posted in full on Billboard‘s web site on Feb. 6. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each X, previously generally known as Twitter and Instagram.

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