Mother's Day powers G4 to the top

Jones, Alan
March 2005
Music Week;3/12/2005, Issue 11, p21
Trade Publication
This article reports that the musical band G4's self-titled debut album sold a massive 244,671 copies last week, to debut at number one. Its release timed to coincide with the Mother's Day market, the album enjoyed the highest first week for any album since Robbie Williams' Greatest Hits opened with 320,081 last October and the highest first week for a debut album since HearSay's PopStars sold 306,631 in April 2001. G4's fast start helped propel album sales to a 2005 best of 3,633,914--a 51% increase weekon--week, despite the inclement weather which affected much of the country throughout the week.


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