And the reign is (at least temporarily) over: Adele, the recent queen of the Billboard 200, has lost her No. 1 spot to Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball. It’s the Boss’s tenth career No. 1 album, tying him with Elvis Presley for the third-most No. 1s in history. Still, with all credit to Adele, it was very close — as in, the Boss sold 196,000 albums, according to Billboard, and 21 sold 195,000. There are a thousand Adele super-fans out there who forgot to make their weekly purchase and are crying extra hard right now.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Musician Bruce Springsteen performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)