'Louis Tomlinson’s ‘Faith’ Debuts at No. 2 on U.S.

Debuts at No. 2 on U.S.

Louis Tomlinson’s

second solo album Faith in the Future debuts at No

26), scoring

the pop star his highest-charting set yet on the list, and best sales week (37,500 sold in

2 on

Top Current Album Sales, Independent Albums and Vinyl Albums, No

Billboard’s Top

Album Sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based only on traditional

The chart’s

history dates back to May 25, 1991, the first week Billboard began tabulating charts with electronically

Pure album

sales were the sole measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart through the list dated

6, 2014,

after which that chart switched to a methodology that blends album sales with track equivalent album units

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Top Current

Album Sales lists the week’s best-selling current (not catalog, or older albums) albums by

Independent Albums

reflects the week’s most popular albums, by units, released by independent record labels

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