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AC/DC Walmart exclusive reaches top spot in music sales


BENTONVILLE, Ark. Walmart and Columbia Records announced that AC/DC's "Black Ice," which is sold exclusively through Walmart and Sam's Club location and online at, and, reached number one in U.S. music sales. Selling more than 780,000 units in the United States since its release Oct. 20, "Black Ice" also represents the first number one album for the band on the album charts in the United States.

"We knew already AC/DC has a strong fan base, and certainly this last week proves their new music is as strong as ever," said Gary Severson, senior vp of Walmart Entertainment. "We also knew they were the perfect band for us to create a new concept around music and other categories in our stores. Even in a fast changing and sometimes challenging environment for music, there are bands and ideas that can make a difference, if you give customers your best and at the right value."



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