Dua Lipa's 'Radical Optimism' Makes Optimistic Billboard 200 Debut at No. 2

Beyoncé, Ye x Ty Dolla $ign and SZA also appear on this week’s top 10.

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Dua Lipa is opening this week’s Billboard 200 at No. 2 with Radical Optimism.

Her studio album earns a total of 83,000 equivalent album units in its first week, including 51,500 in album sales, 30,500 in streaming equivalent album units (39.7 million on-demand streams of the songs) and 1,000 in track equivalent album units. Radical Optimism is the top-selling album of the week and is Lipa’s best sales week yet. It also gives the artist her highest-charting album so far and her second top 10 effort following Future Nostalgia’s No. 3 peak.

Also debuting in this week’s chart is SEVENTEEN, with 17 Is Right Here opening at No. 5 with 53,000 equivalent album units in its first week.

Elsewhere on this week’s top 10 is Taylor Swift, who nabs her third consecutive week at No. 1, followed by Morgan Wallen at No. 3 and Future and Metro Boomin at No. 4. Making up the bottom half of this week’s top 10 are Ye and Ty Dolla $ign at No. 6, Wallen again at No. 7, Beyoncé at No. 8, Noah Kahan at nO. 9 and SZA at No. 10.

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