Tory Lanez‘s Chixtape 5 is opening this week at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, garnering a total of 83,000 equivalent album units. Of that number, 9,000 account for album sales and 73,000 for streaming equivalent album units — equating to 94 million on-demand audio streams for the songs and officially making it the most-streamed album of the week. Chixtape 5‘s debut follows 2018’s Love Me Now? at No. 4 and Memories Don’t Die at No. 3, along with 2016’s I Told You at No. 4.
Taking this week’s Billboard 200 throne is Celine Dion‘s Courage, settling with 113,000 equivalent album units. Her first chart-topper in over 17 years, this marks her fifth No. 1 album overall after 2002’s A New Day Has Come. Next is Post Malone‘s Hollywood’s Bleeding at No. 3, followed by Taylor Swift’s Lover and Luke Combs’ What You See Is What You Get at Nos. 4 and 5 respectively. YoungBoy Never Broke Again‘s AI YoungBoy 2 drops down to No. 6, along with Summer Walker‘s Over It at No. 7 and DaBaby‘s KIRK at No. 8. Closing this week’s chart are Billie Eilish‘s WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? at No. 9 and Kanye West‘s Jesus Is King at No. 10.
Elsewhere in music, Madlib has confirmed the completion of the forthcoming Black Star album.