The record debuts with a total of of 115,000 equivalent album units, including 113,000 in streaming equivalent album units (157.73 million on-demand streams of the 24 tracks), 2,000 in album sales and a minor sum in track equivalent album units. Beautiful Mind marks the artist’s second chart-topper after SoulFly and is his fourth consecutive top 10 effort, following Pray 4 Love in 2020 and Ghetto Gospel in No. 10
Also entering this week’s top 10 is Megan Thee Stallion with her surprise album Traumazine as it debuts at No. 4 with 63,000 equivalent album units, including 54,000 in streaming equivalent album units (85.72 million on-demand streams of the 18 tracks), 8,000 in album sales and 1,000 in track equivalent album units. The Houston Hottie earns her sixth charting effort on the Billboard 200 following Something for Thee Hotties: From Thee Archives, Good News, Sugar, Fever and Tina Snow.
Elsewhere in this week’s top 10, Bad Bunny moves down to No. 2 followed by Beyoncé at No. 3 and NBA YoungBoy at No. 5. Making up the bottom half of this week’s top 10 are Morgan Wallen, Harry Styles, The Weeknd, Future and Olivia Rodrigo.
Elsewhere in music, Silk Sonic’s debut album has gone platinum.