ON THIS WEEK’S CHARTS
(New York, NY) – Following last week’s television takeover, making appearances on The Today Show, The View, Kathie Lee & Hoda, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, E! News, OMG! Insider, VH1, Fuse and others, New Kids on the Block’s latest album 10 has secured a TOP TEN SPOT, debuting at #6 on Billboard’s Top 200, alongside impressive company such as Justin Timberlake, The Band Perry, and more. Having sold over 50,000 albums in a week, 10 also debuted in the top ten across the globe including top markets such as Australia, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Greece, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico and Spain. The album also took the #1 iTunes spot in Sweden. The Pop supergroup, featuring Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood and Jordan and Jonathan Knight, is adding more album sales to their already impressive stats of over 80 million records sold worldwide and back-to-back international #1 songs.
In 2008, the band released The Block, which debuted as the #1 Pop Album in the country and #2 overall on the Billboard Top 200 chart. With the strong debut of 10, charting in the top 10, NKOTB has solidified their place in today’s music scene.
The album has been receiving rave reviews, “…puts to shame their contemporary counterparts,” hailed Associated Press, continuing, “this 12-track album separates the men from the boys in the musical arena. They sing with confidence…” Confidence that secured their place at the top of the charts.
Also announced earlier this year on their total takeover of The View, NKOTB revealed plans of a 2013 summer headlining tour. Very special guests, multi-platinum selling artists 98 Degrees, and Grammy Award winning Boyz II Men, the best-selling R&B group of all time, will be opening for NKOTB on their tour, aptly titled THE PACKAGE TOUR. The tour kicks off on May 31st in Uncasville, CT and tickets can be purchased at www.ThePackage-Tour.com.
The referring press release can be found on New Kids on the Block’s official website NKOTB.com.