Robert Glasper’s “Black Radio” Debuts at #15 on Billboard’s Top 200

ROBERT GLASPER’S “BLACK RADIO” DEBUTS AT #15
ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200

 

GLASPER TO PERFORM WITH LEDISI ON NBC TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO;
ANNOUNCES SXSW OFFICIAL SHOWCASE; NAMED CENTRIC SELECTS ARTIST


Robert Glasper has earned the first-ever Billboard Top 200 chart debut of his career with the impressive first-week showing of his widely acclaimed new album Black Radio, his fourth album for EMI’s Blue Note Records which was released on February 28. The album lands at #15 this week on the Top 200 chart—and #10 on the Top Current Albums chart—with sales of 20,854 units. Black Radio reached #3 on the overall iTunes Music Store in the U.S., and remains #1 on the iTunes Jazz charts in 9 countries including the U.S., U.K., France, Australia, and Japan.

The release week buzz on Black Radio was fueled by a stand-out performance of “Always Shine” with Lupe Fiasco and Bilal on CBS Late Show With David Letterman, a Sunday Arts & Leisure feature in The New York Times, and an interview segment on NPR All Things Considered, as well as numerous rave reviews. Robert Glasper Experiment also played two sold-out shows at the Highline Ballroom in New York City featuring many of the album’s special guests.

“Robert is an amazing artist and he’s recorded a masterpiece,” said Don Was, President of Blue Note Records. “This week’s results affirm our Blue Note philosophy: enable the creation of uncompromisingly great music, entrust it to a fine-tuned marketing/sales team and the listeners will respond accordingly. I’m very optimistic about the future of our business.”

Glasper is set to perform “Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)” with singer Ledisi on NBC Tonight Show With Jay Leno on March 19. Glasper will also make his SXSW debut with an official showcase at The Elephant Room at 10:30pm on March 15. See below for a full list of upcoming tour dates.

BET’s music and entertainment channel Centric has named Glasper to its prestigious Centric Selects program, which recognizes top emerging artists in the R&B genre. For more information, please visit

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