Release date: February 2011
Good News is the second studio album released by German singer and songwriter Lena Meyer-Landrut. It was released in Germany on 8 February 2011 through Universal Music following Meyer-Landrut's win of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2010. The album includes the songs performed by Lena during the televised preselection process for the song she will perform at the 2011 contest to defend her title.
Good News debuted at number one on the German Albums Chart in its first week of release. It also topped the German Downloads Chart in its debut week. In its second week the album dropped to number two in the German charts following the release of Roxette's comeback album, Charm School. In the second week of release, the album was certified Gold for sales of over 100,000 copies. It returned to number one in its third week of release in Germany. In Austria, Good News debuted at number eight but has since peaked at number seven. In Switzerland the album debuted on the chart at number 27, before rising the following week to number fifteen.
Following the final of the German national selection process on 18 February 2011, the winning song "Taken by a Stranger" debuted at number 2 on the German Singles Chart. The song also debuted on the Austrian and Swiss singles charts at numbers 32 and 45 respectively. Four additional tracks from the album appeared on the German singles chart following their performance on Unser Song für Deutschland based on downloads only. The song which ended up as runner-up in the contest, "Push Forward", charted at number 15; "Maybe" entered at number 53; "A Million and One" at 55; and "Mama Told Me" at 58.