Whitney Houston is the first artist to sell over 1 million records in a week after breaking her own record of 834,000 albums.
Garth Brooks is the first artist to debut 1 million in the first week.
Brittany Spears is the first female to debut 1 million albums.
Usher is the first black artist to debut a million albums in the first week.
50 cent is the first Rapper to debut 1 million albums in LESS than a week.
Taylor Swift is the first artist to debut 1 million album in a week with 3 different albums.
N’sync is the ONLY act to sell 2 million+ albums in 1 week (2.4 million).
Holding the record for the most albums sold in a week.
Beyonce is the first artist to sell 1 million DIGITAL albums in a week (Worldwide).
Alicia Keys hold the record for most albums sold by a female black artist in a single week with 745,000. Beyonce is believed to have broke this record in a 7 day period but exact sales are not published.
No black female artist has ever debut 1 million albums in the first week.