Hip Hop Album Sales: Bryson Tiller, Chris Brown & Future
The numbers are in the first album sales chart of 2016, and Bryson Tiller arm reaches its highest position yet.
In the first sales in 2016, R&B, has a strong presence with The Weeknd and Bryson Tiller in the Top 10 of Billboard Top 200 albums chart. Chris Brown lands at #12 and America keeps Jeremih and R. Kelly in the rotation as their respective projects ground in the #75 and #88. Drake and the Future is What a Time To Be Alive and each rapper's solo projects also chart.
Bryson Tiller Reaches The Top Of The Table Position Still
Bryson Tiller's Trapsoul reaches the #9 spot on this week's chart, its highest position since September launch, and its first in the Top 10. His previous peak position was #11 in the month of October. In his first week in 2016, the project is sold 35,361 album-equivalent units and was streamed more than 21 million times.
Chris Brown Comes Out Of The Top 10
Chris Brown drops out of the Top 10 in its third week on the chart with the Royalty. The project debuted at #3. This week, the album sold 29,503 units and was transmitted at 9.6 million of times.
The Future Continues To Be Sold
Future-Dirty Sprite 2 lands at #21 in its 25th week on the chart. The project is sold 22,505 album-equivalent units and was broadcast in nearly 13 million times. The future of the joint album with Drake, What a Time To Be Alive, letters in the #17.
Top 10 Of The Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 01/07/2016
Note: The first number below is this week's "total album equivalent units" count, an intersection of album sales, single sales, and streams implemented by Billboard's new ranking system. A pure album sales figure is available in bold between parenthesis and information about each album's streaming count is available in brackets.
#4 The Weeknd - the Beauty Behind the Madness - 45,322 (15,905) [20,842,403]
#8 Fetty Wap Fetty Wap - 35,689 (9,050) [15,971,543]
#9 Bryson Tiller - Trapsoul - 35,361 (14,453) [21,019,224]
#12 Chris Brown - Royalty - 29,503 (17,737) [9,649,700]