J. Cole’s ‘The Off-Season’ Is His Sixth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

In phrases of complete units acquired, The Off-Year has the greatest 7 days of 2021…

In phrases of complete units acquired, The Off-Year has the greatest 7 days of 2021 for a hip-hop album, and the second-most important all round to only the debut frame of Taylor Swift’s Fearless (Taylor’s Edition) with 291,000 units (April 24-dated chart).

The Off-Year begins with 243,000 SEA models, totaling 325.05 million on-need streams of the album’s 12 tracks — that sum marks the greatest streaming week for an album in 2021. It surpasses the former large-drinking water mark for the yr, when Morgan Wallen’s Hazardous: The Double Album debuted with 240.18 million streams for its 30 tunes in its initial week (chart dated Jan. 23). The Off-Season retains up J. Cole’s hot streak on the chart, as all 6 of his studio albums have arrived at No. 1.

The Off-Season follows the chart-topping KOD (2018), 4 Your Eyez Only (2016), 2014 Forest Hills Generate (2014), Born Sinner (2013) and Cole Globe: The Sideline Tale (2011). (All but Born Sinner also debuted at No. 1. Born bowed at No. 2, and then rose to No. 1 a week afterwards.) J. Cole’s only chart entry to miss out on the leading slot was a live album, 2016’s Forest Hills Generate: Reside, which arrived at No. 71.

Nick Minaj’s Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 80,000 equivalent album units attained. Of that sum, SEA units comprise 63,000 (equaling 85.57 million on-demand from customers streams of the album’s tracks), album product sales comprise 11,000 and TEA models comprise 6,000.

Beam Me Up Scotty is Minaj’s fifth album to achieve the best two on the Billboard 200 – the entirety of her charting attempts. Beam Me Up Scotty was in the beginning launched for free of charge in 2009, but was not commercially issued or dispersed to streaming services right up until May well 14, 2021. The new variation of the album properties most of the tracks from the 2009 release and provides three new cuts: “Seeing Inexperienced,” with Drake and Lil Wayne, “Fractions” and “Crocodile Teeth” (remix) with Skillibeng.

Moneybagg Yo’s A Gangsta’s Agony falls 1-3 in its fourth 7 days on the chart, earning 55,000 equal album units (down 10%), and Morgan Wallen’s previous No. 1 Risky: The Double Album dips 2-4 with 53,000 units (up 2%).

Dua Lipa’s Upcoming Nostalgia is a non-mover at No. 5 on the Billboard 200, but posts a 14% acquire in equivalent album units earned to 41,000. Its surge is owed largely to vinyl LP product sales, as of its approximately 7,000 overall albums sold for the 7 days (up 261%), vinyl LPs depict 5,000 of that sum (up 841%). (The album’s expanded deluxe edition, dubbed The Moonlight Edition, was issued on vinyl on May possibly 14.)

The Black Keys nab their fifth major 10-charting album on the Billboard 200 as the duo’s new blues handles project Delta Kream bows at No. 6 with 35,000 equivalent album units attained. Of that sum, album product sales comprise 30,000, SEA models comprise 5,000 (equaling 6.22 million on-demand from customers streams of the album’s tracks) and TEA units comprise a negligible range.

Justin Bieber’s former No. 1 Justice falls 4-7 with 34,000 equal album models gained (down 9%), although DJ Khaled’s former leader Khaled Khaled descends 4-8 with 32,000 models (down 30%).

Alan Jackson captures his 15th leading 10 album on the Billboard 200 as his new studio exertion Where Have You Long gone debuts at No. 9. The set attained just underneath 32,000 equivalent album models. Of that sum, album revenue comprise 27,000, SEA units comprise 4,000 (equaling 6.04 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs) and TEA units comprise 1,000.

Rounding out the new prime 10 is Pop Smoke’s previous No. 1 Shoot for the Stars Intention for the Moon, falling 8-10 with 30,000 equivalent album models gained (down 4%).