Future Sets New Record on Billboard 200 With

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Racking up 126,000 equivalent album units, the Atlanta rapper’s latest album arrives atop the weekly chart, marking his sixth No. 1 album.

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Future nabs his sixth No. 1 album with his latest effort “The WIZRD”, which debuts atop the Billboard 200 chart. Making its way out on January 18 via Freebandz/Epic Records, the album racked up 126,000 equivalent album units, including 15,000 in traditional album sales, in the week ending January 24, according to Nielsen Music.

Besides topping the chart, the album helps the Atlanta rapper set a new record. He has tallied six No. 1 albums in just three-and-a-half years, the quickest accumulation since Elton John, who had seven of his albums came in No. 1 in a space of just three years back in the 1970s. Garnering 143.6 million on-demand audio streams, the album also marks his largest streaming week for an album, surpassing “WRLD on Drugs” 123.4 million streams.

Back to this week’s Billboard 200 chart, Maggie Rogers’ “Heard It in a Past Life” arrives at No. 2 with 49,000 units. Racking up 37,000 units in traditional album sales, it becomes the top-selling album of the week. It additionaly marks the highest-charting album by a solo woman in four months, after Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” launched atop the chart in September 2018.

Following the songstress’ debut studio album is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s “Hoodie SZN”, which falls from its top spot to No. 3 with 49,000 units. The soundtrack album to “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” dips to No. 4 with 39,000 units, while 21 Savage’s “I Am > I Was” descends to No. 5 with 37,000 units.

Meek Mill’s “Championships” moves down to No. 6 with just under 37,000 as Post Malone’s “Beerbongs & Bentleys” descends from its No. 4 spot to No. 7 with a little over 35,000 units. The soundtrack album to “A Star Is Born”, on the other hand, slips to No. 8 with 35,000 units.

Another effort that debuts on this week’s chart is Cody Johnson’s “Ain’t Nothin’ to It”. The country singer’s debut album arrives at No. 9 with nearly 35,000 units, marking his first top ten effort on the chart. Travis Scott (II)’s “Astroworld” closes out this week’s top ten with 34,000 units.

“The WIZRD” – Future (126,000 units)
“Heard it in a Past Life” – Maggie Rogers (49,000 units)
“Hoodie SZN” – A Boogie wit da Hoodie (49,000 units)
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” soundtrack – Various Artists (39,000 units)
“I Am > I Was” – 21 Savage (37,000 units)
“Championship” – Meek Mill (just under 37,000 units)
“Beerbongs & Bentleys” – Post Malone (a little over 35,000 units)
“A Star Is Born” soundtrack – Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper (35,000 units)
“Ain’t Nothin’ to It” – Cody Johnson (nearly 35,000 units)
“Astroworld” – “Travis Scott (II) (nearly 34,000 units)

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