As previously reported, Justin Timberlake’s third solo album, The 20/20 Experience, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 968,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The sum is the largest for any album this year and the best of the former ‘N Sync member’s solo career.
Another way to frame Timberlake’s success? He’s just the sixth artist in the Billboard 200’s 57-year history to notch multiple No. 1 albums both with a group and as a soloist. He joins Beyonce, Emimem, and, half of those six are Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison), meaning Timberlake is in some truly Fab company.
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