Despite a carrier single "Locked Out of Heaven" that is currently at the no. 1 spot in the Hot 100 charts, ' "" debuted only at no. 2 in the Billboard 200 charts this week. Even if its 192,000 units gave Mars his best sales week ever, the album's sellings wasn't enough to edge out 's 208,000 sellings for "" which maks her no. 1 again this week for a fifth non-consecutive week at the top spot.
"Unorthodox Jukebox" debuted with record sales that exceeded expectations, as forecasts pegged within the range of 140,000 to 150,000. It had eventually reached 192,000 units sold, thanks mainly to the busy shopping weekend that saw fans trooping to the stores to pick up a copy of Mars' second studio album. His first studio effort, "", debuted at no. 3 in the charts in Christmas of 2010, with 84,000 copies sold.