Billboard Breakdown: Tyler, The Creator Debuts At #2 + Meek Mill At #3


This week, there were multiple major debuts on the chart! Tyler, The Creator and Meek Mill were neck-in-neck (along with Lana del Rey) for the top spot, and it ended up with Lana first, then Tyler‘s Flower Boy at number 2 with 101k, and Meek‘s Wins & Losses at number 3 with 99k.

For Tyler, this is the highest-charting album of his career as well as his highest first-week sales, as 2011’s Goblin launched at number 5 with 45k, 2013’s Wolf at number 3 with 89k and 2015’s Cherry Bomb at number 4 with 58k. For Meek, these first week numbers are much lower than his previous two releases, and the chart number is his lowest as well. 2012’s Dreams & Nightmares debuted at number 2 with 165k, while 2015’s Dreams Worth More Than Money debuted at number 1 with 215k.

Just outside of the top 10, NAV and Metro Boomin‘s collab, Perfect Timing, debuted at number 14 with 30k, and French Montana‘s Jungle Rules has dropped to number 16 in its second week with an additional 27k.Check out this week’s full top 10 below.

  1. Lana del ReyLust For Life 106k
  2. Tyler, The CreatorFlower Boy 101k
  3. Meek MillWins & Losses 99k
  4. Kendrick LamarDAMN. 49k
  5. Descendants 2 [Soundtrack] 48k
  6. Linkin ParkOne More Light 46k
  7. JAY-Z4:44 45k
  8. DJ KhaledGrateful 37k
  9. Linkin ParkMeteora 36k
  10. Romeo SantosGolden 35k


Source: DX || HDD

Marisa Mendez

Marisa is a media personality, while also working on the digital side of things for some of hip-hop's biggest names. She has done work with French Montana, Swizz Beatz, Nicki Minaj, Pusha T and many more.

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