Music News Digest: Week Of August 1, 2021

During the week of August 1, 2021, Paul McCartney’s latest release, “McCartney III Imagined,” topped Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart and became his third album to reach No. 1 on that tally after “Egypt Station” in 2018 and “McCartney III” in early 2021. “McCartney III Imagined” also reached no. 1 on Billboard’s Vinyl Albums chart and no. 19 on the Billboard 200.