Hip-hop and nation music lead this week’s Billboard album chart, with the Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo notching his first No. 1 album and Eric Church opening within the Prime 5.
Moneybagg Yo, who has launched 4 studio albums and a slew of mixtapes going again almost a decade — with lots of them reaching the Prime 10 — has lastly cracked the height place with “A Gangsta’s Ache,” which options visitor spots from Pharrell Williams, Future, Lil Durk and others. “A Gangsta’s Ache” opened with the equal of 110,000 gross sales in the US, most of which have been attributed to 147 million clicks on streaming providers, in keeping with MRC Information. (The album additionally bought 4,000 copies as a full bundle.) Moneybagg Yo reacted to the information of his achievement on Instagram, saying it “Really feel Loopy, I’m Without end Grateful Tho!”
“Slime Language 2,” the brand new venture from the Atlanta rapper Younger Thug and his label Younger Stoner Life, which topped the chart final week, fell to No. 2. “Harmful: The Double Album,” by the nation singer and songwriter Morgan Wallen, which had a 10-week run at No. 1 earlier this 12 months, stays a gentle hit, holding at third place in its sixteenth week out.
At No. 4 is the debut of “Soul” by the nation star Church — the companion album to “Coronary heart,” which opened at No. 5 final week. In accordance with Billboard, it’s the first time an artist has had back-to-back Prime 10 debuts since Future’s albums “Future” and “HNDRXX” 4 years in the past. Justin Bieber’s “Justice” dropped one spot to No. 5.