Metallica leads mid-year rock album sales with “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct”

Blackened Recordings Metallica owns the best-selling rock album of 2017 with the band’s latest effort, Hardwired…to Self-Destruct. According to the Nielsen Music mid-year charts, published by Billboard, Hardwired is the number-one selling rock album of the year so far.

The list of 2017’s top-selling rock albums also includes Twenty One PilotsBlurryface, Gorillaz‘s Humanz, Linkin Park‘s One More Light, Panic! at the Disco‘s Death of a Bachelor and Imagine DragonsEvolve.

Meanwhile, Imagine Dragons’ single “Believer” is the best-selling rock track of 2017 so far, followed by Linkin Park and Kiiara‘s “Heavy” and Fitz and the Tantrums‘ “HandClap.”

The Nielsen Music mid-year charts measured sales between December 30, 2016 and June 29, 2017.

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