Maroon 5 sells 100K albums in first week, most in iTunes history

Maroon 5’s second album, “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long,” set a new record for first week iTunes Store sales, selling more than 101,000 copies through the service, including more than 50,000 pre-orders.

“This is an exciting milestone for iTunes with over 100,000 copies of ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’ sold during its first week,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of iTunes.

“iTunes is thrilled to be the largest retailer in the US for this hugely anticipated album from Maroon 5.” The band’s debut album, “Songs About Jane,” has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.