Plus: Marilyn Manson scores 10th prime 10 album with arrival of ‘We Are Chaos.’
Rapper YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more achieves his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart in lower than a yr, because the fittingly titled High debuts atop the tally. The set was launched on Sept. 11 by way of By no means Broke Once more/Artist Companion Group/Atlantic and earned 126,000 equal album models within the U.S. within the week ending Sept. 17, in response to Nielsen Music/MRC Information.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the preferred albums of the week within the U.S. primarily based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equal album models. Items comprise album gross sales, monitor equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). Every unit equals one album sale, or 10 particular person tracks offered from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The brand new Sept. 26-dated chart (the place High debuts at No. 1) shall be posted in full on Billboard‘s web site on Tuesday, Sept. 22. For all chart information, comply with @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
Of High’s 126,000 equal album models earned in its first week, 106,000 are from SEA models (equaling 156.32 million on-demand streams of the set’s songs in its first week), 19,000 comprise album gross sales and somewhat below 1,000 are in TEA models.
High is YoungBoy’s third complete No. 1 album, and all have come inside 11 months’ time. The 20-year-old first topped the listing with AI YoungBoy 2, which bowed at No. 1 on the chart dated Oct. 26, 2019. He scored his second chief with 38 Child 2 on Could 9, 2020, adopted by High on the Sept. 26, 2020, chart.
The final act to attain three No. 1s sooner was BTS, which logged its first three No. 1s in a barely faster clip than YoungBoy: 10 months and 25 days, with Love Your self: Tear (June 2, 2018), Love Your self: Reply (Sept. 8, 2018) and Love Your self: Persona (April 27, 2019). The final solo act to land three No. 1s sooner than YoungBoy was Future, when he notched his first three No. 1s in simply six months and three weeks with DS2 (Aug. 8, 2015); What a Time to Be Alive, with Drake (Oct. 10, 2015); and Evol (Feb. 27, 2016).
YoungBoy has charted a bevy of albums in a swift period of time on the Billboard 200. Since debuting on the listing dated Aug. 26, 2017, he’s positioned 15 albums on the listing, together with 4 EPs. No different artist has charted as many albums of newly recorded materials in that very same span of time. (Solely the Grateful Lifeless has positioned extra entries on the chart since Aug. 26, 2017 – with 22 charting efforts. However all of these have been archival units or compilation albums.)
With Warner Music’s Atlantic atop the Billboard 200, Warner breaks up the chart-topping monopoly Common Music Group (UMG) had for the earlier 15 weeks. From the June 13 by way of Sept. 19 charts, a UMG title sat at No. 1.
At No. 2 on the brand new Billboard 200, Pop Smoke’s former chief Shoot for the Stars Intention for the Moon is a non-mover with 73,000 equal album models earned (down 2 %), whereas Juice WRLD’s earlier No. 1 Legends By no means Die can also be stationary at No. Three with 54,000 models (down 5 %).
Taylor Swift’s former No. 1 Folklore rises one spot to No. Four with 44,000 equal album models earned (down 9 %) whereas the unique Broadway forged recording of Hamilton: An American Musical is up one rung to No. 5 with 41,000 models (down 6 %).
With Hamilton (launched by way of Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic) within the prime 5 alongside YoungBoy’s High, Atlantic has two titles within the prime 5 on the identical time for the primary time since Could 9, when YoungBoy’s 38 Child 2 debuted at No. 1 whereas Lil Uzi Vert’s Everlasting Atake (Technology Now/Atlantic) was at No. 3.
Lil Child’s former No. 1 My Flip climbs 7-6 on the brand new Billboard 200 with 40,000 equal album models earned (down 1 %), whereas Massive Sean’s Detroit 2 falls 1-7 in its second week with 37,000 models (down 64 %).
Rock band Marilyn Manson scores its 10th prime 10 album on the Billboard 200 as We Are Chaos bows at No. 8. The set, which was launched by way of Loma Vista/Harmony, enters with 31,000 equal album models earned. Of that sum, 28,000 is from album gross sales (inspired by a spread bodily codecs of the album on provide), 3,000 from SEA models (equaling Four million in on-demand streams of the set’s tracks) and fewer than 1,000 from TEA models.
We Are Chaos was accessible in an array of vinyl LP editions (together with unique shade variant variations for Goal, Finest Purchase, indie retailers and the band’s webstore), in addition to a CD deluxe version with bonus tracks, and even a number of cassette variants. The various permutations of the album inspired gross sales, because the set additionally debuts at No. 1 on the Album Gross sales chart, the Vinyl Albums chart (with 8,000 offered on vinyl LP) and the Tastemakers chart. The latter ranks the largest promoting albums of the week at unbiased and small chain retailers.
Marilyn Manson beforehand reached the highest 10 on the Billboard 200 with Heaven Upside Down (No. Eight in 2017), The Pale Emperor (No. 8, 2015), Born Villain (No. 10, 2012), The Excessive Finish of Low (No. 4, 2009), Eat Me, Drink Me (No. 8, 2007), Lest We Overlook: The Finest Of (No. 9, 2004), The Golden Age of Grotesque (No. 1, 2003), Mechanical Animals (No. 1, 1998) and Antichrist Celebrity (No. 3, 1996).
Closing out the Billboard 200’s new prime 10 are Rod Wave’s Pray Four Love, falling 8-9 with 30,000 equal album models earned (down Eight %), and Submit Malone’s earlier No. 1 Hollywood’s Bleeding, regular at No. 10 with 29,000 models (down Three %).