Dj Khaled finds the “Major Key” to his first number one album
DJ Khaled scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as his latest release, Major Key, debuts in the top slot. The album earned 95,000 equivalent album units in the first week, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 59,000 were in traditional album sales, DJ Khaled’s largest sales week since 2007.
Major Key was released July 29 through We the Best/Epic Records. It is his first effort for Epic
Major Key’s sales launch is DJ Khaled’s second-biggest week in his career. His only larger frame was logged back in 2007, when We The Best bowed at No. 8 with 79,000 sold.
DJ Khaled made his Billboard 200 chart debut just over 10 years ago, with Listennn: The Album, which bowed on the June 24, 2006-dated list. The set peaked at its debut position, No. 12, and was the first of his nine charting albums to date.
He’s since scored six top 10 albums, including Major Key. His highest charting album, until this week, was the No. 4 debut and peak of 2012’s Kiss the Ring.