1D makes history by topping US Billboard 200 with 3rd album

London, December 6: One Direction has made history by topping the US Billboard 200 with their third album ‘Midnight Memories’.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, the third album has sold a staggering 546,000 copies since being released, the BBC reported.

Midnight Memories has also secured the number one position in UK and has been named the fastest-selling album for two years.

The album had sold 237,000 copies in its first week as it topped the Official Album Chart, and sold 145,000 copies in three days.

The top 10 scorers at the US Billboard 200 list are:

1. Midnight Memories- One Direction

2. The Marshall Mathers LP 2- Eminem

3. Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades Of Influences- Garth Brooks

4. Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas-The Robertsons

5. Prism- Katy Perry

6. Wrapped In Red- Kelly Clarkson

7. ARTPOP- Lady Gaga

8. Crash My Party- Luke Bryan

9. Bangerz- Miley Cyrus

10. NOW 48- Various Artists(ANI)