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Are You Surprised That Blackout Debuted at No. 1?

Most of you said you weren't planning on buying Britney's new album, but it looks like the masses disagreed on this one. Blackout sold over 325,000 copies, making it No. 1 on the Billboard charts after its first week. This is a great accomplishment for Brit, but it's still only half of In The Zone's opening week sales of 609,000 copies. We want to know — are you surprised that Britney's album hit #1?


aerybritney aerybritney 9 years
im not surprised.....for me.. she always the best 4 ever....
ThatsBloo2You ThatsBloo2You 9 years
I bought her CD.. and I actually like it.. it's the first one that I actually bought.
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
Eagles Schmeagles, ok? Who cares, those guys are like 70.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
it's not number one anymore, people!!!! Billboard decided to count the Eagles!
PinkNC PinkNC 9 years
Good, I'm glad they did it. Some people just don't appreciate where you put them in life. They tend to forget that they didn't get that mansion out of the air. Somebody out here bought something of theirs and gave them the money. When they get unappreciative and crazed and DON’T want the help, then people should look the other the way. She needs psychological help. And I don’t say that as a joke or to be mean. The signs are there.
Ginger Ginger 9 years
WOO HOO! There's some justice: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In an unusual development on the pop album charts, veteran rock band the Eagles were awarded the No. 1 spot on Tuesday after a last-minute rule change relegated Britney Spears to second place. Anyone who thinks they aren't supporting Britney's lifestyle when they buy her album don't know much about music royalties. Artists (and I use the term loosely with Britney) make money off of every copy sold, either as a CD or a download. If that weren't the case, why do you think there is such a fuss about illegal downloading?
demeter demeter 9 years
No. She has some hardcore fans!!
Padraigin Padraigin 9 years
She lost the number 1 spot on Billboard. Due to a Billboard policy revision, she's a distant #2 to the Eagles. Fitting, her being #2.
Suzaila Suzaila 9 years
I totally agree with tifygodess24. If the album is good ... ppl r gonna buy and that's the end of it.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 9 years
Its surprising she has fans she is such a mess and I'm kind of sick of her, but I guess that her privet life shouldn't affect her career and stuff like that. I personaly wouldn't buy anything form her I never had.
creepupmytee creepupmytee 9 years
boy I'm not surprised at all. Britney's good at what she does... just that she's fcked up in life.
darlene darlene 9 years
I'm surprised
tiabia tiabia 9 years
As long as you know!!! If Britney Spears' can be classified as "music"...well then somewhere poo is being classified as GOLD!!!
KathleenxCouture KathleenxCouture 9 years
oh..and i kinda downloaded the whole thing illegally (oops) so im not "supporting her" but i do love the new album (the music, not the singer) so much so that i would actually buy it
tifygodess24 tifygodess24 9 years
Well being an under-functioning adult and all, I must have been silly to have been under the impression that music is just that music...and as an under functioning adult I must be wrong in thinking that opinions were just that opinions. But having a brain as small as the one I have- im just plain ol wrong in order to be a functioning adult I need to blast everyone who has an opinion other then my own and insult them as well....ok i get it now. I feel smarter already !yeah! Come on ITS JUST MUSIC....
KathleenxCouture KathleenxCouture 9 years
BTW i'm not a big fan of hers either so everyone reading my comment should be shocked haha
KathleenxCouture KathleenxCouture 9 years
Actually I have the album and it's REALLY GOOD! Im not joking it's actually amazing and im surprised she pulled it off..I like it more than anything shes ever done!
Aristotrash Aristotrash 9 years
I'm not surprised, but not for the reason listed. It's just that whether or not her behavior alienates fans (and most would say that it has), she is good at producing solid pop tracks. It sure beats Ashlee Simpson and a lot of other pop tarts out there.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
"Many people in the country and in this world do not deserve to have there kids but they do because people dont see what happens to these children on a daily basis. So yes there are many more "Britneys" out there" But just because other people are treating their children terribly, does not mean that it is any less harmful!! Please.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
She has the strongest fan-base demographic out men and adolescent girls (who are now under-functioning adults)...get these 2 groups on your side and you're set for matter what garbage you feed'em!!!
paine paine 9 years
britney fans are idiots IMO. Im sorry.. but, I rarely read news about her nowadays cause everyday its brit news argh. the great majority of them say they want to support her, want her to get better. and what do they do? THEY BUY HER ALBUM, thus feeding her ego and her pocket. The woman needs someone to slap in the face and hard, or else she´ll continue to do this ridiculous acts. oh her kids..
ladybugrenee ladybugrenee 9 years
no! its awesome and i bought the album twice! my mother in law even loves it! :)
celeb_obsessed25 celeb_obsessed25 9 years
I'm surprised because she's being supported by people who bash her all the time.
tifygodess24 tifygodess24 9 years
I know its not gossip but buying her CD or not buying her CD is not going to change the fact shes a crappy mom. The right people stepped in and they are hopefully doing something to change that. Im not going to write someone off forever because they screw up-or have a serious addiction- thats not right I think having her children taken from her is lesson enough and she needs to be the one to decide if shes going to learn from it. Many people in the country and in this world do not deserve to have there kids but they do because people dont see what happens to these children on a daily basis. So yes there are many more "Britneys" out there and its not a lame excuse because its the truth. Not to be harsh but Its like- ok shes a crappy mom - lets move on already ,(hopefully that will change) but its not like something isnt being done about it thank god for the boys sake. People shouldnt be put down because they like her music or choose to buy her cd.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
"if she has a good album, then I think she deserves the credit that comes with it" Unless she didn't do most of the work on it. I think some people that don't know a lot about the industry don't realize how many hours and hours and hours of hard work her producers had to do to create that cd(and writers and backup singers) ....and how little she had to do. She was probably about 1/100th of the effort that went into it, but if you don't understand the business, you won't understand how true that is. But if you want to buy into the package she is sell, go for it.
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