21 Savage and Metro Boomin are opening this week’s Billboard 200 at No. 1 as Savage Mode II debuts with a whopping 171,000 equivalent album units, including 148,000 in streaming equivalent album units (equating to 2oo.1 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs), 22,000 in album sales and 1,000 in track equivalent album units. The highly-anticipated collab marks both 21 Savage and Metro Boomin’s fourth top 10 and second No. 1, following the rapper’s 2019 No. 1 effort i am > i was and the producer’s Not All Heroes Wear Capes in 2018.
Other debuts in this week’s top 10 include BLACKPINK‘s The Album at No. 2 with 110,000 equivalent album units, YG‘s My Life 4Hunnid at No. 4 with 64,000 equivalent album units, Bryson Tiller’s ANNIVERSARY at No. 5 with 57,000 units and LANY‘s Mama’s Boy at No. 7 with 57,000 equivalent album units. Pop Smoke moves up to No. 3 while Juice WRLD, NBA YoungBoy and Lil Baby round out this week’s top 10.
Elsewhere in music, Jay Electronica and Benny The Butcher lead this week’s Best New Tracks.