Bieber's 'Purpose' beats 1D's 'Made in the AM' for top slot

 Justin Bieber and One Direction released their albums on same day and the pop star has raised the winning flag by acquiring this weeks No 1 album slot.

Bieber's 'Purpose' beats 1D's 'Made in the AM' for top slot

Los Angeles: Justin Bieber and One Direction released their albums on same day and the pop star has raised the winning flag by acquiring this weeks No 1 album slot.

Purpose sold 649,000 album equivalents in its first week out, via Billboard, marking Bieber's sixth No 1 on the Billboard 200 and the biggest sales week of 2015 so far, reported ET online.

One Direction came in at No 2 on the chart this week with 459,000 units of Made in the AM sold.

"I felt like I lost my purpose for a while. I just said, 'What am I going through? What am I feeling?' and basically just poured my heart out into this album and made something real," Bieber, 21, had said about his album.

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