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Alabama Shakes lands first Billboard No. 1 album
Alabama Shakes lands first Billboard No. 1 album

The soulful rock quartet Alabama Shakes had a bit of a sonic revamp on its new album "Sound & Color." The move paid off -- the band just landed its first No. 1 LP. Released April 21, "Sound & Color" officially topped the Billboard 200 and album sales charts this week with 97,000 units. The Billboard 200 is a metric that includes streaming data and contemporary means of determining album popularity. It's a well-deserved accolade for the band, whose album "Boys & Girls" was a slow burner that peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart almost a year after its release. That album has, according to the magazine, sold around 744,000 copies to...

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