Travis Scott & Cactus Jack's 'JACKBOYS' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

With the bulk of traditional sales coming from merch/album bundles.

Music
9.8K 9 Comments

Travis Scott and his Cactus Jack label have kicked off 2020 by debuting No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with JACKBOYS. The new project, which features the label’s mainstay artists of Sheck Wes, Don Toliver, and Chase B, released the Friday before the end of 2019, December 27. In the week following its release, the album accumulated 154,000 equivalent album sales, reports Billboard. That number includes 79,000 traditional album sales, with the bulk of those sales coming from merchandise/album bundles.

The seven-track album tapped Lil Baby and Rosalía for the remix of “Highest in the Room,” recruiting cameos from other artists such as Young Thug, Offset, Quavo, Pop Smoke, and more. The release was also accompanied by a variety of music videos and a short film co-directed by White Trash Tyler and Cactus Jack.

Other hip-hop artists to make the top 10 include Roddy Ricch’s and his Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial album at No. 1, Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding at No. 3, Young Thug and his So Much Fun at No. 1, and DaBaby at No. 8 with KIRK.

In related news, Billboard recently changed its merchandise/album bundling rules.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Don Toliver's 'Hardstone Psycho' Debuts at No. 3 on Billboard 200
Music

Don Toliver's 'Hardstone Psycho' Debuts at No. 3 on Billboard 200

$uicideboy$, Chappell Roan and Charli XCX also join this week’s top 10.

Travis Scott Previews Cactus Jack's "CJ1 T-REXX"
Footwear

Travis Scott Previews Cactus Jack's "CJ1 T-REXX"

Releasing soon on Cactus Jack’s webstore in “Dark Mocha” and “University Red.”

PARTYNEXTDOOR's 'PARTYNEXTDOOR 4' Debuts at No. 10 on Billboard 200
Music

PARTYNEXTDOOR's 'PARTYNEXTDOOR 4' Debuts at No. 10 on Billboard 200

Future, Metro Boomin and Beyoncé also appear in this week’s top 10.


Gunna's 'One of Wun' Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200
Music

Gunna's 'One of Wun' Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200

Marking his sixth top 10 effort.

Travis Scott x Nike Air Max 270 React Gets Detailed View in New Video
Footwear

Travis Scott x Nike Air Max 270 React Gets Detailed View in New Video

Check out some closer looks of the potential release.

Man Unveils 20-Year-Old "Unchanged" McDonald's Burger
Food & Beverage

Man Unveils 20-Year-Old "Unchanged" McDonald's Burger

The fast food item was first revealed in 2013.

Godzilla's Legendary Burning Transformation Now a Collectible Figure
Design

Godzilla's Legendary Burning Transformation Now a Collectible Figure

The iconic monster gets an orange makeover.

Raf Simons Modernizes the Biker Jacket With Sleeveless and Longer Length Design
Fashion

Raf Simons Modernizes the Biker Jacket With Sleeveless and Longer Length Design

A new take on a classic wardrobe staple.

Gucci Covers Its Square-Frame Sunglasses in Swarovski Crystals
Fashion

Gucci Covers Its Square-Frame Sunglasses in Swarovski Crystals

“GUCCIGUCCIGUCCIGUCCI”


Nicholas Daley Channels Afrofuturism & Psychedelia for FW20
Fashion 

Nicholas Daley Channels Afrofuturism & Psychedelia for FW20

Celebrating the work of Frank Bowling.

Bottega Veneta Gives the AirPods Case Intrecciato Weave Makeover
Fashion

Bottega Veneta Gives the AirPods Case Intrecciato Weave Makeover

Made from woven leather.

Alexander McQueen Drops Silver-Studded Chelsea Boots
Footwear

Alexander McQueen Drops Silver-Studded Chelsea Boots

Elevating the classic footwear option.

Paria Farzaneh Looks to the Future for FW20 Collection
Fashion 

Paria Farzaneh Looks to the Future for FW20 Collection

Featuring GORE-TEX, Converse and Thermore collaborations.

The 2020 Shelby Super Snake Bold Mustang Packs 825 Horsepower
Automotive

The 2020 Shelby Super Snake Bold Mustang Packs 825 Horsepower

Equipped with a high-winding supercharged Coyote engine.

More ▾
 
We got you covered. Don’t miss out on the latest news by signing up for our newsletters.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.