Drake officially nabbed his ninth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with Care Package debuting atop the chart. Garnering 109,000 first-week units, the total is composed of 90,000 streaming equivalent album units (115.5 million on-demand audio streams equivalent), 3,000 track equivalent units and 16,000 in album sales. On top of Drake’s achievement, this also marks OVO Sound’s first No. 1 album.
Another newcomer on this week’s chart is Lil Durk, landing his first top 10 album with Love Songs 4 the Streets 2. The record debuted at No. 4 with 44,000 equivalent album units earned, including 39,000 streaming equivalent albums (52.7 million on-demand audio streams equivalent) and 4,000 in album sales.
Arriving at No. 2 is Ed Sheeran’s No. 6 Collaborations Project followed by Billie Eilish’s WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? which spends another consecutive week on the Billboard 200 top 5. Chris Brown’s Indigo remains dormant at No. 5, while NF’s The Search falls from last week’s No. 1 to No. 6. Disney Channel’s Descendants 3 soundtrack opens at No. 7 just above Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You at No. 8. Closing out this week’s top 10 are Chance the Rapper’s The Big Day at No. 9 and Tool’s Ænima at No. 10.
In other music news, Rick Ross revealed why Pusha-T’s verse didn’t appear on “Maybach Music VI.”