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More trouble for Robin Thicke as album bombs in Australia


Robin Thicke is facing embarrassment Down Under after his new album sold fewer than 54 copies in Australia in its first week of release.

The singer's new record, titled "Paula," failed to break into the country's ARIA Top 500 chart after it hit shelves last week.

Limited sales data is recorded for albums which fail to make the chart, but the figures show Paula shifted only a handful of copies.

The news comes after the record flopped in the U.K., reportedly selling just 530 units to scrape into the charts at number 200, and in Canada, where Paula was bought by just 550 fans.

The album has fared slightly better in the U.S. where it sold around 25,000 copies to reach number nine on the Billboard 200 chart this week.

The numbers are a stark contrast to Thicke's hugely successful 2013 album "Blurred Lines," which debuted at number one in the U.S. and Britain, and won a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Pop Vocal Album category.

Jul 20, 2014 1:15PM

He was set to be a one hit wonder to begin with.

He made a major mistake before establishing himself properly.

And this "album" put the final nail in his coffin.

Nobody is interested in his little "pity party".

He shoulda just went hardcore like everyone else does after a major faux paus and doubled down on the "muh big d1ck" and " I gets aw da pussy" rhetoric and things might have been very different.

The bottom line here is that he has been seen as weak. And that's a NO NO.

Jul 11, 2014 2:46PM
Have you no shame, douche-tastic Sleazeball?  Mr. Thicke obviously has no respect for his wife or their marriage to shamelessly put their private relationship out there for public consumption. Whatever happens within a relationship should stay within a relationship.  And his pathetic pleas put the onus on her to take him back, treating her like a mere possession or a plaything.  He is not entitled to have "his girl."  
Jul 11, 2014 10:54AM
Can't say I am a fan of his, but I do not understand the hate. The ladies are all over him and his wife supposedly said it is ok. I would have advised him to be a bit more discreet, but that's not my business though . 
Hopefully he is on his way to becoming a one hit wonder kind of artist! Go sit down somewhere Robin!!
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