David Bowie’s Blackstar is #1 on the Canada SoundScan Top Albums chart with 24,300 copies sold in its first week of release.
It is also Bowie's first #1 album in the Canada SoundScan era, surpassing the No. 2 peak of his last album, The Next Day.
There are 16 Bowie albums in the top 200 Albums chart, including The Best Of David Bowie at #3, The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust at No. 15, Hunky Dory at No. 41 and Let’s Dance at No. 50.
On the Top 200 Digital Songs chart, there are 19 David Bowie songs on the chart this week, led at #12 by "Space Oddity".
His total catalogue sold over 42,000 albums and over 45,000 tracks during the sales week that ended Jan. 14th.
Blackstar was released on his 69th birthday Jan. 8 - just two days before he was felled by cancer.