Hip Hop Album Sales: Juice WRLD’s "Death Race For Love" Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

It wasn’t too way back when Juice WRLD was slowly rising from the shadows. Now, the Los Angeles-based rapper is sitting atop the Billboard 200 chart because of his new venture, Death Race For Love. The album catapulted to the No. 1 spot for the week ending March 14.

Elsewhere on the chart, Drake’s Scorpion album — which has been on the charts for 37 weeks — hops again within the Top 10 whereas Travis Scott’s Astroworld — which has jumped round for the previous 32 weeks — crawls again into the Top 10 as properly.

The WRLD Is His

Juice WRLD’s Death Race For Love album is that this week’s high performer with 165,207 complete album equal models, 43,339 pure album gross sales and a streaming rely of 176,435,205. It marks the Chicago-born rapper’s sophomore effort, following 2018’s Goodbye & Good Riddance mixtape.

Upon the Goodbye & Good Riddance launch, it steadily climbed the Billboard 200, debuting at No. 15 with 39,00zero album-equivalent models in its first week. The following week, it jumped to No. eight with 45,00zero models and in its third week, landed at No. 6 with 42,00zero models.

Read the Death Race For Love assessment right here.

Drizzy’s Back In The Top 10

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Drake’s platinum-selling Scorpion album was launched late final June, but it surely’s nonetheless having fun with the fruits of its labor. After settling within the No. 12 spot final week, the venture is again within the Top 10 with 30,181 complete album equal models, 1,464 pure album gross sales and a streaming rely of 38,432,064.

The double album options Future, Lil Wayne, PARTYNEXTDOOR, JAY-Z and Ty Dolla $ign in addition to posthumous appearances from Michael Jackson and Static Major. It bought over 700,00zero models in its first week and subsequently debuted at No. 1 the place it stayed for 5 consecutive weeks.

The album was nominated for Album of the Year on the 61st Annual Grammy Awards whereas the “God’s Plan” single earned a nod for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. It finally gained Best Rap Song. “Nice for What” was additionally nominated for Best Rap Performance.

Read the Scorpion assessment right here. 

… & So Is La Flame

Scott’s Astroworld can also be again within the Top 10. With 28,093 complete album equal models, 1,zero61 pure album gross sales and a streaming rely of 36,488,778, it strikes from No. 13 to No. 10 regardless of the four p.c dip in gross sales.

Serving as Scott’s third studio album, the album arrived final August, debuting at No. 1 with roughly 537,00zero models bought in its first week.

Nicki Minaj, who launched Queen that very same week, was adamant her venture ought to’ve taken the coveted spot and accused Scott of dishonest his solution to the highest by promising meet-and-greets with Kylie Jenner. Meanwhile, Queen sits at No. 92.

Read the Astroworld assessment right here.

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/14/2019

Note: The first quantity beneath is that this week’s “complete album equal models” rely, an intersection of album gross sales, single gross sales, and streams carried out by Billboard’s new score system. A pure album gross sales determine is offered in daring in parenthesis and details about every album’s streaming rely is offered in brackets.

  1. Juice WRLD — Death Race For Love — No. 1 — 165,207 (43,339) [176,435,205]
  2. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie — Hoodie SZN — No. 6 — 33,786 (265) [50,283,674]
  3. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. 7 — 31,641 (1,834) [40,636,354]
  4. Gunna — Drip Or Drown 2 — No. eight — 31,222 (314) [42,812,696]
  5. Drake – Scorpion —No. 9 — 30,181 (1,464) [38,432,064]
  6. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 10 — 28,093 (1,zero61) [36,488,778]
  7. Meek Mill — Championships — No. 11 — 27,850 (688) [36,289,663]
  8. Offset — Father Of four — No. 12 — 27,571 (399) [36,757,825]
  9. Various Artists — Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse — No. 13 — 26,559 (2,613) [31,277,322]
  10. 2 Chainz — Rap Or Go To The League — No. 14 — 25,645 (three,zero20) [28,717,006]

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/14/2019

Note: The first quantity beneath is that this week’s “complete album equal models” rely, an intersection of album gross sales, single gross sales, and streams carried out by Billboard’s new score system. A pure album gross sales determine is offered in daring in parenthesis and details about every album’s streaming rely is offered in brackets.

  1. Juice WRLD — Death Race For Love — No. 1 — 165,207 (43,339) [176,435,205]
  2. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie — Hoodie SZN — No. 6 — 33,786 (265) [50,283,674]
  3. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. 7 — 31,641 (1,834) [40,636,354]
  4. Gunna — Drip Or Drown 2 — No. eight — 31,222 (314) [42,812,696]
  5. Drake – Scorpion —No. 9 — 30,181 (1,464) [38,432,064]
  6. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 10 — 28,093 (1,zero61) [36,488,778]
  7. Meek Mill — Championships — No. 11 — 27,850 (688) [36,289,663]
  8. Offset — Father Of four — No. 12 — 27,571 (399) [36,757,825]
  9. Various Artists — Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse — No. 13 — 26,559 (2,613) [31,277,322]
  10. 2 Chainz — Rap Or Go To The League — No. 14 — 25,645 (three,zero20) [28,717,006]
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