K. Michelle

K. Michelle’s ‘Rebellious Soul’ Debuts at No. 2

Pour out the V.S.O.P. K. Michelle is celebrating the success of her debut album Rebellious Soul, which enters at No. 2 this week.

The soulful set sold 72,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and lands atop the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top R&B Albums charts.

The “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star also earns the highest debut on the Billboard 200 for a female R&B artist’s debut album since March 2011 when Marsha Ambrosius’ Late Nights & Early Mornings debuted at No. 2.

Meanwhile, Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines falls 3-4 in its third week with 48,000 copies, while Jay Z’s Magna Carta… Holy Grail slides 4-6 (37,000).