Chance the Rapper's 'The Big Day' Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200
Despite initial forecasts of a chart-topping debut, Chance the Rapper’s The Big Day officially opened at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The stacked 22-track record garnered 108,000 equivalent album units, including 27,000 in album sales. Of the total sum, the 80,000 streaming equivalent album units translates to 104 million on-demand audio streams, making the album the most-streamed album of the week. The Big Day marks Chano’s highest-charting album yet.
Topping the week’s chart is NF’s fourth studio album The Search, overtaking industry forecasts with 130,000 equivalent album units inclusive of 84,000 in album sales — the biggest sales week for a rap record so far this 2019.
Ed Sheeran’s feature-packed No. 6 Collaborations Project dips from No. 1 to No. 3 after two weeks, followed by Billie Eilish’s WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? at No. 4 and Chris Brown’s Indigo at No. 5. Lil Nas X’s debut EP 7 falls from No. 4 to 6, while Lizzo’sCuz I Love You holds on to its No. 7 spot.
Key Glock and Young Dolph’s collaborative mixtape Dum and Dummer and Of Monsters and Men’s Fever Dream both debut at Nos. 8 and 9, with Dreamville’s Revenge of the Dreamers IIIclose out this week’s chart at No. 10.