Bryson Tiller Continues To Rise In The Top 10 With ‘Trapsoul’!

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After being released in October, Bryson Tiller kicked off the New Year by seeing his debut album Trapsoul finally creep into the top 10 for the very first time. Now this week, it’s not only remaining there – but it’s moved up! The album is now sitting at number 9, having sold an additional 35k. This guy is moving out here!

Elsewhere on the chart, Adele is still at number one (shocker,) and Fetty Wap and The Weeknd are still chillin’ in the top 10 as well. Check out the full list below!

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Find Out How Much Chris Brown and Pusha T Are Expected To Sell This Week!

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It comes as no surprise, but Adele is number one once again this week on the Billboard 200. 25 moved another 825k units, making it the biggest selling album released in the U.S. since her last album, 2011’s 21. As for debuts, August Alsina’s This Thing Called Life came in at around 43k units at number 12, while R. Kelly’s The Buffet entered with approximately 37k units at number 16.

Looking forward to next week, the two big debuts will be from Chris Brown and Pusha T. For Chris’ Royalty, he’s looking at 150-160k, which will likely give him the #2 spot (behind Adele.) As for Push’s Darkest Before Dawn, he’s looking at around 40-45k.

In the meantime, check out this week’s top 10 on the Billboard 200 below!

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Just Became The First Album To Be Certified 30x Platinum

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And the greatest just became greater. Today, the RIAA announced that Michael Jackson’s iconic album Thriller (released in 1982,) just became the first album ever to be certified platinum a whopping 30 times in the United States. Worldwide, he’s at over 100 million for the project. Insane.

Check out a statement from RIAA chairman and CEO Cary Sherman below.

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The First Week Sales For G-Eazy, Rick Ross, Kid Cudi & More Are In!

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I’m sure it comes as no surprise, but Adele’s 25 is number one on the Billboard 200 for the third week in a row. The record-breaking album sold yet another 728k this week, making it the first time an album has sold more than 650k in each of its first three frames since Nielsen began tracking sales in 1991.

As for debuts, both G-Eazy and Rick Ross landed in the top 10 with their new releases this week, coming in at numbers 5 and 6, respectively. The former’s When It’s Dark Out sold a very solid 132k units, while Ross’ Black Market moved 69k. Though they didn’t make the top 10 other debuts this week include Curren$y’s Canal Street Confidential at number 30 with 20.7k, J. Cole and Dreamville’s Revenge Of The Dreamers II at number 29 with 21k, Kid Cudi’s Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven at number 36 with 19k and Jeremih’s Late Nights with 18k.

Check out this week’s full top 10 below.

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Sales Projections For Rick Ross, G-Eazy & More Are Here!

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As expected, Adele is number one on the Billboard 200 for the second week in a row with 25, this time selling an additional 1.16 million units. As for debuts this week. Erykah Badu’s But You Caint Use My Phone comes in just outside of the top 10 at 14 with 35k, while a compilation of Biggie‘s greatest hits is at 48 with 15k.

Looking forward to next week, some of the early sales projections are in for the many new releases from this past Friday. G-Eazy’s When It’s Dark Out is in the lead, looking to move around 115k–130k. Behind him is Rick Ross’ Black Market, projected at 60k–65k, and behind him Kid Cudi’s Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven with 18k–21k. Also expected to make their Billboard 200 debut are Curren$y, Jeremih and Sheek Louch, though their numbers aren’t available yet.

Check out this week’s top 10 below!

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Fetty Wap, The Weeknd and Drake & Future Are STILL Killing It On Billboard

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Fetty Wap, Drake/Future and The Weeknd have been hanging out comfortably in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 since their respective releases, proving they certainly can stand the test of time and hype. DJ Khaled and The Game, however? Eh, not so much. Their projects have all fallen out of the top 50 since their releases in the last few weeks, with Khaled being the most recent at just two weeks ago. After debuting at number 12 on last week’s chart, I Changed A Lot has dropped a steep 69% in sales this week. Sheesh! That’s not to say any of these projects can’t bounce back after a televised performance, continued touring and/or another hit single, though, so don’t fret!

And shout out to Bryson Tiller, who though not in the top 10, has been steadily selling at least 20k a week of T R A P S O U L since it’s release last month! This kid is definitely not going anywhere!

Check out the full top 10 below. Next week we’ll finally get back to sales forecasts, as Ty Dolla $ign, Jeezy, Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara and A Tribe Called Quest all drop this Friday!

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Adele Becomes The First Artist To Sell 1 Million Singles In A Week

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Adele is breaking records left to right with her new single, “Hello.” After it was revealed that the UK songstress is on pace to move over a million units of the album “Hello” will live on, 25, now the official first-week sales of the song are in, and they’re also in the 7-figure range!

“Hello” kicked off with a whopping 1,112,000 downloads – completely killing the record for most downloads sold in a week, previously held by Flo Rida’s “Right Round” at 636k in February 2009. The song also got an impressive 61.6 million streams in the U.S., becoming the second highest number ever since streaming began being counted in March of 2013. (That record still belongs to Baauer’s “Harlem Shake,” which peaked with 103 million – mainly because of all of the fan clips made dancing to the song.)

25 hits stores November 20.

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WHOA! Adele’s New Album Is Projected To Sell How Much Its First Week?!

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Adele is very, very lit right now. The superstar singer hasn’t released an album since 2011’s 21, so the hype around the forthcoming 25 is insane. So much so, early sales projections based on pre-orders have the first week numbers looking to be in the realm of 1.3 to 1.8 million! Yes, million! This would make for the biggest debut from a female artist of all time, beating out the record previously held by Britney Spears when Oops!…. I Did It Again sold 1.5 million in its first week in 2000.

N*Sync holds the record for the biggest first week sales of all time with 2.4 million copies sold, though – do you think Adele could beat that? I wouldn’t be surprised! Pre-order 25 on iTunes here. The album hits stores November 20.

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Machine Gun Kelly Debuts At #4 With ‘General Admission’

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Congrats are in order for my boy Machine Gun Kelly! He has the number 1 hip-hop in the country this week with the debut of his sophomore album General Admission, and the number 4 album overall! The project sold a solid 56k units in its first week in stores, and beating 2012’s Lace Up, which debuted and peaked at number 4 with 51k sold.

The Game comes in at 6 with The Documentary 2.5 selling 48k, which is pretty dope – considering last week’s The Documentary also sold really well. In the coming weeks, the Compton rapper will package them together as a joint album.

Check out this week’s top 10 below!

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Find Out Where Fetty Wap Landed In His First Week + Janet Jackson’s Sales Predictions!

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Fetty Wap has hit it right out of the park on his first try! The New Jersey native’s self-titled debut album has premiered at number one on the Billboard 200 today, moving a whopping 129k units in its first week in stores! Congrats, man!

Fetty‘s number one knocks last week’s chart toppers back this week, as Drake and Future‘s What A Time To Be Alive is now at number two, this time with another 107k units sold. Mac Miller, however, who debuted at number three last week, is out of the top 10 all together.

Looking forward to next week, Janet Jackson is on pace to debut at number one with Unbreakable, her first album in over seven years! The project is projected to sell around 93-108k. In the meantime, check out this week’s top 10 albums below!

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