News•September 27, 2016 10:21 AM ET•4,100 views
Ghost record 'Popestar' debuts in Top 25
Popestar, the new EP from Swedish rock/heavy metal band Ghost, sold roughly 21,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States, good enough to debut at No. 16 on the Billboard 200. The EP featured one original track along with five covers. For comparison's sake, Ghost's latest full-length, Meliora, debuted at No. 8 on the same chart with first-week sales of 29,000. Going back further, the band's If You Have Ghost record, also a five-song EP, sold roughly 5,000 copies in its first week and debuted at No. 87 on the Billboard 200.
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