Album Sales

Logic Tops the Charts

Logic has the number one album in the country this week:

Logic notches his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as Confessions of a Dangerous Mind debuts atop the tally.

The set starts with 80,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending May 16, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 24,000 were in album sales. Confessions was released on May 10 via Visionary/Def Jam Recordings.

Vampire Weekend Top The Charts

Vampire Weekend have the number one album in the country this week:

Vampire Weekend scores its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as the band’s Father of the Bride bows atop the list.

The set earned 138,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 9, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 119,000 were in album sales. Both sums represent the largest for any rock album in 2019.

Billie Eilish Tops the Charts

Billie Eilish has the number one album in the country this week:

Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? jumps back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, rising 2-1 in its fourth week on the tally and collecting its second total week at No. 1. The effort earned 88,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 25 in the U.S. according to Nielsen Music (up 10%).

BTS Top The Charts

BTS has the number one album in the country:

The seven-track set, which was released on April 12, starts with 230,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending April 19, according to Nielsen Music — a career-best week for BTS. Of that sum, 196,000 were in album sales — another career-high week for the South Korean pop group.

Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ Tops the Charts

Khalid’s Free Spirit is the number one album in the country this week:

Khalid notches his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as his third release, Free Spirit, opens atop the tally. The set, released on April 5 through Right Hand/RCA Records, starts with 202,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending April 11, according to Nielsen Music — the fourth-largest week of 2019 for an album. Of that sum, 85,000 were in traditional album sales.

Billie Eilish Tops Billboard Charts

Billie Eilish has the number one album in the country:

Billie Eilish scores her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? storms in atop the tally with 313,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending April 4, according to Nielsen Music, scoring the second-largest week of 2019 for any album. Of the album’s starting sum, 170,000 were in album sales, the second-largest sales week for an album this year.

Juice WRLD Tops the Charts

Juice WRLD’s Death Race for Love spends a second straight week at number one:

A trio of previous No. 1s follow Death Race, starting with Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next, which holds at No. 2 with 66,000 equivalent album units (down 9 percent). Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack is steady at No. 3 with 40,000 units (down 16 percent) and A Boogie Wit da Hoodie’s Hoodie SZN climbs 6-4 with a little more than 33,000 units (down 2 percent).

Hozier Top the Charts

Hozier have the number one album in the country:

Hozier scores his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his sophomore full-length set Wasteland, Baby! bows atop the list. The LP, released via Rubyworks/Columbia on March 1, earned 89,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending March 7, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 75,000 were in album sales.

Backstreet Boys Top the Charts

Backstreet Boys have the number one album in the country:

After a nearly 20-year wait, Backstreet Boys are back on top of the Billboard 200 chart. The group debuts at No. 1 on the list with its new studio album DNA, marking the vocal quintet’s third No. 1, and first leader since Black & Blue spent two weeks at No. 1 in December of 2000.

I guess, [puts on sunglasses], Backstreet’s back.

Future Earns Sixth No. 1 Album

Future has the number one album in the country this week:

Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD debuts atop the tally with 126,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Jan. 24, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 15,000 were in album sales. The album was released on Jan. 18 via Freebandz/Epic Records.

21 Savage Tops the Charts

21 Savage still has the number one album in the country this week:

21 Savage spends a second week atop the Billboard 200 albums chart with I Am > I Was, earning 65,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Jan. 3, according to Nielsen Music. The set slips by 51 percent in its second week on the tally after debuting at No. 1 with 131,000 units.

21 Savage Tops the Charts

21 Savage has the number one album in the country:

The set was released on Dec. 21 via Slaughter Gang/Epic Records and launches with 131,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Dec. 27, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 18,000 were in traditional album sales, as the bulk of the album was driven by streaming activity.

Kodak Black Tops the Charts

Kodak Black has the number one album in the country this week:

The set, which was released on Dec. 14 via Dollaz N Dealz/Atlantic Records, earned 89,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Dec. 20, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 5,000 were in traditional album sales — as the bulk of the album’s units were driven by streaming activity.

Meek Mill Tops the Charts This Week

Meek Mill has the number one album in the country this week:

The set earned 229,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Dec. 6, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 42,000 were in traditional album sales.

The 1975 had the top selling album, and came in at number four:

Rock band The 1975 bows at No. 4 with its new album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, as the set begins with 66,000 equivalent album units. Of that sum, 48,000 were in album sales, which also makes the set the top-selling album of the week.

Mumford & Sons Top the Charts

Mumford and Sons have the number one album in the country:

The quartet’s album, which was released on Nov. 16 via Gentlemen of the Road/Glassnote Records, launches with 230,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Nov. 22, according to Nielsen Music. That’s the biggest week for an alternative rock album in 2018. Of the album’s starting sum, 214,000 were in album sales.

Kane Brown Tops the Charts

Kane Brown has the number one album in the country this week.

Country singer-songwriter Kane Brown earns his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his second full-length studio effort, Experiment, bows in the top slot. The set, which was released on Nov. 9 via Zone 4/RCA Nashville, starts with 124,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Nov. 15, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 105,000 were in album sales.

Metro Boomin Tops the Charts

Metro Boomin has the number one album in the country this week.

The surprise set, which was announced Oct. 31 and released Nov. 2 via Boominati/Republic Records, earned 99,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Nov. 8, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 5,000 were in album sales, as the album was largely driven by streaming activity.