Album Juke Box Heroes Hits #4 on Billboard Catalog Chart During It's 34th Week on the Charts
FOREIGNER CELEBRATES BEST WEEK EVER ON THE BILLBOARD CATALOG CHART WITH ALBUM JUKE BOX HEROES IN AT #4 DURING ITS 34th WEEK ON THE CHART
JUKE BOX HEROES ALSO CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 CHART FOR ITS 18th WEEK IN A ROW
(NEW YORK, NY, September 20, 2013) – Foreigner, one of the world’s most legendary rock and roll acts, celebrates a milestone this week as they dominate multiple Billboard charts. Juke Box Heroes (2011) takes 4th position on The Billboard Catalog Chart - the best week ever in Foreigner’s thirty-five year history. This week also marks Juke Box Heroes 18th week on The Billboard Top 200 chart, holding it’s ground among some of pop and rock’s biggest current acts. Unprecedented in crossing demographics and connecting whole new generation of fans in the digital era, this week Foreigner’s catalog is seen outselling those of Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Van Halen, AC/DC and most of of their Classic Rock peers (source: Nielsen/SoundScan).
This year has brought Foreigner a resurgence in popularity with fans both old and new, enjoying downloads up 400%, and Facebook fans nearly tripling this year. Nearly 40% of Foreigner Facebook fans are part of the Millenial generation - thanks in part to hits “Juke Box Hero” and “Waiting For A Girl Like You” and “Feels Like The First Time” being featured in Hollywood hits like “Rock of Ages,” “Magic Mike,” and “Pitch Perfect” and shows like “The Voice.”
With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits including "I Want To Know What Love Is," "Cold as Ice" "Hot Blooded" and many more, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million.
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