Hip Hop & R&B Album Sales: Lil Skies Debuts Strong, And Bruno Mars Makes Great Leap
Travis Scott & Quavo "Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho" is the most advanced album on the chart this week.
New York City, NY – A couple of interesting developments have emerged from the Billboard Top 200 albums chart this week, with Bruno Mars and Travis Scott/Quavo all recording impressive numbers for the week ending January 11.
In other places, Lil Heaven' last project had a solid debut, while all of the week's Top 10 suffered a drop in sales.
Bruno Mars Jumps To 75% With Cardi B For Help
I met cardi B at 3 in the morning after my show at THE backstage, where we recorded his verse for Delicacy. She entered the room and she was everything I'd hope she'd be. Never change the cardi! Don't let this crazy business of music change who you are. You possess something that cannot be taught. You are a true star. Thanks for putting your energy and love throughout this record and video. I hope you feel better soon because we have some celebrating to do. All over the world to teach love by the one and only CARDI B! 👏👏👏👏 #Finesse
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Bruno Mars' 2016 studio album, 24K Magic, jumps 11 places to #4 this week after the launch of the project's latest single, "Finesse" and its accompanying remix with Cardi B. Billboard states that for purposes of follow-up, "the remix is merged with the original version, and it contributes to the SEA and the TEA of the units of the song's parent album." The #4 spot is the album's highest position in the ranking in eight months. During the previous seven days to 11 January, the LP moved 36,524 total album equivalent units, an increase of 75% in the 20,913 total album-equivalent units moved in the previous week.
Lil Skies Debuts Strong At #23
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Lil Skies' latest, the Life Of A Dark Pink, debuted at #23 on the Billboard Top 200 chart this week after moving 16,664 total album-equivalent units, even with a short sales window, as the project fell on the 10th of January. The 1