Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:45:00 GMT | By ANI

Bieber makes Billboard history

Pop sensation Justin Bieber becomes the youngest artist ever to land five No. 1 albums atop the Billboard's chart


Bieber makes Billboard history (© Getty Images)

New York: Justin Bieber's new record, 'Believe Acoustic' that debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, has helped the teen icon to become the youngest artist ever to land five chart-toppers in the U.S.

According to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, 'Believe Acoustic', which features stripped down versions of his 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, the New York Post reported.

The album also topped iTunes downloads charts in 63 countries, and became a hot topic on social media platforms, as his 34 million-strong followers on Twitter raced to purchase the record as soon as it was out.

Bieber was previously tied with Miley Cyrus with four chart-topping albums before turning 19, and he is only one of nine artists in Billboard history to have a No. 1 album for four consecutive years.

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