Apple announced Tuesday that the diva's self-titled album is behind only Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience." Beyonce's fifth album sold more than 617,000 units in three days.
Albums from Imagine Dragons, Jay Z and Drake round out the top 5.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have the top-selling song with "Thrift Shop." Their hit, "Can't Hold Us," placed fifth. Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons and Pink's "Just Give Me a Reason" ranked second, third and fourth.
"Skyfall" is the year's top-selling movie and "Breaking Bad" is the leading TV show.
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