News

Drake’s latest album fastest selling this year

Drake’s latest album fastest selling this year

DRAKE ON TOP: The rapper, seen here during a performance in Miami earlier this month, has the fastest-selling album in the U.S. Photo: Associated Press

Drake’s latest album, “Nothing Was The Same,” has surpassed the 1 million mark in sales in the U.S. in just six week.

That makes it the fastest selling record to achieve the milestone this year.

Jay Z’s “Magna Carta… Holy Grail” previously held the honor at 12 weeks.

Drake’s latest effort has consistently been among the top digital downloads since its release.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Aldermen Want Public Input on Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules

municipalcenter

The public will likely get a chance to weigh in on potential zoning changes as medical marijuana rules take effect.

in Local

Rauner: Fight Over Term Limits is Not Over

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner is publicly calling upon Illinois' appellate and Supreme Courts to approve a term limit referendum

in Local

Some Lawmakers Hopeful School Funding Bill Sees the Light of Day This Fall

manar school funding

Proposal would base funding on need, not student population

in Local

Possibly Armed Man Smashes Bus Window, Runs into West Side Hotel

police_lights

Springfield Police are investigating what they say was an "agitated man" on an SMTD bus.

in Local

Illinois Confirms First Human West Nile Case

mosquito

The state has its first human case of West Nile virus of the year.