Via Billboard: Selena Gomez is likely to earn her first No. 1 album next week. ‘Stars Dance’ should debut atop the Billboard 200 with perhaps 90,000 to 100,000 copies sold in the week ending Sunday, July 28. The set is her fourth studio album, and was released on Tuesday, July 23 via Hollywood Records.
The new Billboard 200 chart’s top 10 will be revealed on the morning of Wednesday, July 31. If ‘Stars Dance’ debuts with more than 78,000, it will mark Gomez’s largest sales week yet. Her last album, 2011’s ‘When the Sun Goes Down’ soldf 78,000.
It debuted at No. 4, rising to No. 3 a week later. since her 2009 debut, ‘Kiss and Tell,’ Gomez has been steadily gaining in terms of chart rank and debut sales frames. ‘Kiss’ started at No. 9 with just under 66,000. The following year, ‘A Year Without Rain’ opened at No. 4 with a little over 66,000.
UPDATE: Video & pix of Selena in New York. VIDEO from Selena’s party under!