Drake’s Album ‘CertiIfield Lover Boy’ Debuts At No. 1On The Billboard 200

Drake's Album ‘CertiIfield Lover Boy’ Debuts At No. 1On The Billboard 200

Drake’s Album ‘CertiIfield Lover Boy’ Debuts At No. 1On The Billboard 200 – Drake is a certified chart-topper.The Toronto rapper earns the biggest week for any album in over a year as Certified Lover Boy debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The long-awaited project, which was released on Sept. 3, opens with 613,000 equivalent album units, the biggest week for an album since Taylor Swift’s Folklore launched at No. 1 with 846,000 units in August 2020.

Of the 613,000 equivalent album units, 562,000 are from streams of the album’s 21 tracks, which equals 743.67 million on-demand streams, while album sales comprise 46,000. In its first day, CLB broke the record for single-day streams on both Apple Music and Spotify.

Additionally, CLB is Drake’s 10th No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and marks the largest week for a rap album or album by a male artist since his own Scorpion in July 2018.

Drake dethroned Kanye West’s DONDA, which previously had 2021’s biggest week when it opened at No. 1 with 309,000 units. DONDA falls to No. 2 in its second week with 141,000 equivalent album units.

Elsewhere in the top 10, Doja Cat’s Planet Her dips 4-5 (49,000), The Kid LAROI’s F*ck Love falls 5-8, and Rod Wave’s SoulFly rounds out the top 10 with 30,000 equivalent album units.

BILLBOARD 200 TOP 10

1. Drake – Certified Lover Boy – 613,000
2. Kanye West – DONDA – 141,000
3. Iron Maiden – Senjutsu – 64,000
4. Olivia Rodrigo – Sour – 61,000
5. Doja Cat – Planet Her – 49,000
6. Morgan Wallen – Dangerous: The Double Album – 40,000
7. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever – 39,000
8. The Kid LAROI – F*ck Love – 39,000
9. Imagine Dragons – Mercury – Act 1 – 31,000
10. Rod Wave –SoulFly – 30,000

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