Billboard’s Prime Album Sales chart ranks the cease-promoting albums of the week primarily based mostly only on vulnerable album sales. The chart’s history dates motivate to Might well also merely 25, 1991, the first week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored allotment depend files from SoundScan, now MRC Recordsdata. Pure album sales were the scale fully utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart thru the checklist dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a technique that blends album sales with track an identical album items and streaming an identical album items. For all chart news, apply @billboard and @billboardcharts on every Twitter and Instagram.
Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour slips 1-2 in its 2nd week on Prime Album Sales, with 24,000 copies sold (down 67%).
DMX’s posthumous album Exodus debuts at No. 3 with 14,000 sold, whereas Blackberry Smoke’s novel You Hear Georgia starts at No. 4 with 12,000 sold. It’s the eighth top 10 for DMX, and the third for Blackberry Smoke. It’s additionally the very best-charting effort yet for the latter act, eclipsing the No. 6 height of 2016’s Like an Arrow.
Playboi Carti’s Total Lotta Crimson re-enters Prime Album Sales at No. 5 with 8,500 sold (up 7,203%) following the space’s Might well also merely 28 release on vinyl LP. The album to delivery with debuted and peaked at No. 6 from its digital downloads upon its release on Dec. 25, 2020. (The space has yet to be issued on CD.)
Twenty One Pilots’ Scaled and Frosty falls 2-6 in its 2nd week (8,000 sold; down 84%), Swift’s former No. 1 Folklore jumps 25-7 (7,000; up 59% consequently of of a surge in vinyl LP sales), Harry Styles’ chart-topping Shining Line rises 11-9 (6,000; down 11%) and Alan Jackson’s The place Bear You Long previous dips 7-10 (with regards to 6,000; down 48%).