Maxwell Album, Black Summer Night Is Number One On Billboard
Congratulations are in order for Neo-soul singer Maxwell. ‘BLACKsummers’night’ (Columbia), Maxwell’s first CD since 2001, opened at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, with 316,000 sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan, his best sales week ever. The album is #1 on both the Soundscan Album Retailer chart and the Current R&B chart. It is the first full-length Maxwell album since 2001′s ‘Now’, his critically acclaimed thrid studio album, which also debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200. ‘BLACKsummers’night‘ lead single “Pretty Wings” has already spent four weeks in the #1 spot on the Billboard’s Hot Singles Sales Chart, where it’s closely followed by “Cold”, another single from ‘BLACKsummers’night’. Maxwell’s second single “Bad Habits” is the nation’s #1 most added song at Urban Adult radio according to Medaibase, the music industy’s first mass-airplay monitoring service.
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