Travis Scott's "Astroworld" Waiting to Dethrone Drake, the "Scorpion"
That may sting a little.
Drake, the Scorpion album has been at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the past five consecutive weeks, but that could change soon.
According to HITS Daily Double, Travis Scott Astroworld is expected to dethrone the 6 God. At the time of his Friday (August 3) release, the tracks on the album were, according to the report, broadcast on more than 100 million times.
Out of the Top 10 songs on iTunes, nine of them belong to The Flame. Seven of the 10 most played songs on Spotify are of Astroworld as well.
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As for the press, Scott has pulled in approximately 450,000 to 500,000 total album equivalent units and 170,000 to 195,000 of those are pure album sales.
Astroworld serves as the follow-up of 2016 Birds Into The Trap of Signing McKnight, and features contributions from Drake, Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell, James Blake and John Mayer, among others.