Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’ LP Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200
Kanye West’s new Jesus Is King LP has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
‘Ye’s latest offering moved 264,000 equivalent album units, reports Billboard. That total features 109,000 traditional album sales. The album also scored 196.9 million on-demand audio streams.
West’s latest chart-topping album marks his ninth consecutive No. 1 album. The only album from the Chicago rapper that did not reach the No. 1 spot was his debut The College Dropout. It also marks a resurgence in sales for Kanye. He previous album, Ye, moved 208,000 equivalent album sales when it was released last June.
Kanye plans on going on tour for the album right away, though he has yet to reveal the dates.
Other hip-hip artists in the top 10 of this week’s Billboard 200 chart include Post Malone (Hollywood’s Bleeding, No. 2), YoungBoy Never Broke Again (AI YoungBoy 2, No. 4), DaBaby (Kirk, No. 6) and Young Thug (So Much Fun, No. 10).