‘Empire’ Soundtrack Beats Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’

Not to say that Madonna is not still slaying musically, physically and entertainment wise, but the cast and crew of Empire is not only taking the number one spot on TV but in music as well. With guests appearances from the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Rita Ora and cast members Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray, Terrance Howard and Serayah Mcneill, the fiery shows compilation album, executive-produced by Timbaland, gained 130,000 units in its first week and hitting 84 percent in traditional sales. Madonna, the queen of rebellion, held down the number two spot with 121,000 units sold, reports Billboard. empire-soundtrack-beats-out-madonnas-rebel-heart The album is available on iTunes. And just to keep the anticipation going…watch as the cast dishes three words to describe tonight’s season finale!