Lil Wayne ranked fifth on the Billboard 200 after the album “Funeral” was sold in 139,000 units in the first week of its release.
“Funeral” is the rapper’s 12th studio album and follows “Tha Carter V”, released in 2018. The tracks on this album have been accessed 134 million times in the first week since its release.
All of his albums debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard 200. Lil Wayne also led the standings with “Tha Carter V” (2018), “Tha Carter IV” (2011), “I Am Not a Human Being” (2010) and ” Tha Carter III ”(2008).
In addition to this debut, Russ with “Shake the Snow Globe”, Kesha with “High Road”, Louis Tomlinson with “Walls” and Yo Gotti with “Untrapped” are Russ in the new entrants.
It’s the first time in seven months that five albums debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard 200.
Roddy Ricch and “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” dropped one place to the top, up to two, after, in the ninth week of release, the album was sold in 86,000 units.
After the third week of its launch, Eminem’s “Music to Be Murdered” lost another place in the standings, ranking third, with 69,000 units sold.
Rap’s “Shake the Snow Globe” debuted fourth, with 65,000 units sold. This is the third studio material of the artist who reaches the top 10.
Post Malone and “Hollywood’s Bleeding” ranked fifth, with 55,000 units sold in the 22nd week.
Billie Eilish and “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” I went down three places, up from six, with 52,000 units sold in the 45th week since its debut.
“High Road” is the fourth album of singer Kesha which reaches the top 10. The album was sold in 45,000 units in the first week and was ranked seventh.
Halsey’s “Manic” went down four places, to eight, with 43,000 units sold in the third week of the week.
Louis Tomlinson’s debut album, “Walls,” came in ninth, with 39,000 units sold. Tomlinson is the fifth and last member of the One Direction group to reach the Billboard 200.
The tenth place in the current ranking was occupied by Yo Gotti’s “Untrapped”, which was sold in 35,000 units in the first week.
Billboard 200 ranks the most popular albums in the United States over a week, based on multi-metric consumption, which includes the sale of physical copies of records, singles (10 songs mean an album) and online activity (1,500 hits are equal with an album). Newer features include YouTube audio and video on demand as well as video views on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, and Vevo.