A Very Backstreet Christmas tops chart first week out

Backstreet Boys’ highly anticipated A Very Backstreet Christmas has made its debut on the Billboard charts. Released on October 14th by K-BAHN/BMG, the very first Christmas album from the multi-Platinum group lands on top of the Billboard Holiday Albums chart in its first week out.

A Very Backstreet Christmas debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Holiday Albums, No. 3 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart, No. 4 on both Top Album Sales and Top Current Album Sales, a re-entry at No. 14 on the Artist 100, and No. 17 Billboard 200, chart week dated October 29th.

Additionally, A Very Backstreet Christmas has debuted internationally at No. 5 in Canada, No. 6 in the Netherlands, No. 9 in Germany, No. 13 in China, No. 14 in Belgium and No. 88 in Italy.

The album featuring timeless holiday classics, includes “White Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” and “Last Christmas.” The album also features three new original holiday songs “Christmas In New York,” “Together,” and “Happy Days.” “Last Christmas” will be accompanied by an official video set for release November 1st.

The release of the Christmas album comes as the Backstreet Boys recently kicked off the European dates of their DNA World Tour following the end of their North American dates. Continuing to spread holiday cheer, this December Backstreet Boys will perform at five iHeart Radio Jingle Balls in major cities including Detroit, New York City, Boston, Tampa and Miami.

For nearly three decades, the Backstreet Boys have continually captivated millions of fans with their impressive catalog of hit songs, making them one of pop music’s most influential performers. With countless No. 1 albums and singles, record-setting tours, numerous awards, and worldwide sales in excess of 130 million, Backstreet Boys have been recognized as the best-selling boy band in history.

Their partnership with BMG dates back to the release of 2013’s In A World Like This which entered the Top 5 album charts in many international territories including Germany, Canada, Netherlands, Switzerland, Taiwan, Spain, and the US.