Plus: Maren Morris debuts in high 10 with ‘Girl.’

Juice WRLD claims his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as Death Race for Love debuts atop the tally. The set, which was launched on March eight Grade A/Interscope Records, earned 165,000 equal album items within the week ending March 14, based on Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 43,000 have been in album gross sales.

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 items. Units are comprised of conventional album gross sales, observe equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). The new March 23-dated chart — the place Death Race launches at No. 1 — might be posted in full on Billboard's web sites on March 19.

Juice WRLD beforehand visited the highest 10 with a pair of albums, each in 2018. WRLD on Drugs, his collaborative set with Future, debuted and peaked at No. 2 (on the Nov. three, 2018-dated chart), whereas Juice WRLD’s debut studio album, Goodbye & Good Riddance, climbed to a No. eight peak on Aug. 11.

Death Race logs each the most important week total, and the biggest streaming week, for an R&B/hip-hop album in 2019. Of Death Race’s 165,000 equal album items earned in its opening body, 120,000 have been in SEA items, which interprets to 176.44 million on-demand audio streams for its songs.

The final R&B/hip-hop album to tally a bigger week in each items and streams was Meek Mill’s Championships, when it launched at No. 1 on the Dec. 15, 2018-dated listing with 229,000 items earned, and 235.44 million on-demand audio streams.

Death Race nets the second-biggest streaming week of 2019 for any album, trailing solely the debut week of Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next (307 million on-demand audio streams, Feb. 23).

Speaking of Thank U, Next, the album holds at No. 2 on the brand new Billboard 200, with 72,000 equal album items (down 16 p.c). Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born soundtrack can also be a non-mover, staying regular at No. three with 48,000 items (down 35 p.c).

Maren Morris nets her highest-charting album but on the Billboard 200, as Girl bows at No. four with 46,000 items (with 25,000 of that sum in album gross sales). It surpasses her earlier excessive, logged when Hero debuted and peaked at No. 5 (June 25, 2016). Further, Morris logs the very best charting nation album by a feminine artist in over 5 months. Carrie Underwood was the final feminine act to go increased with a rustic set, when Cry Pretty debuted at No. 1 on the Sept. 29, 2018-dated listing.

Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack steps 6-5 on the brand new Billboard 200, incomes 36,000 items (down 17 p.c), whereas A Boogie Wit da Hoodie’s Hoodie SZN climbs 10-6 with 34,000 items (down three p.c).

Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys rebounds 11-7 with 32,000 items (down 1 p.c), Gunna’s Drip or Drown 2 is stationary at No. eight with 31,000 items (down 25 p.c) and Drake’s Scorpion ascends 12-9 with 30,000 items (up lower than 1 p.c).

Closing out the brand new high 10 is Travis Scott’s Astroworld, rising 13-10 with 28,000 items (down four p.c).


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