The highest 10 of Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart (dated April 23) is jam-packed with debuts and an attention grabbing re-entry, led by the No. 1 debut of Jack White’s Worry of the Daybreak. Additionally arriving within the prime 10: a vinyl model of the Encanto soundtrack, Moist Leg’s self-titled debut, Father John Misty’s Chloe and the Subsequent twentieth Century, Camila Cabello’s Familia and Orville Peck’s Bronco. Plus, Instrument’s former No. 1 Worry Inoculum re-enters the chart at No. 5 after its launch in a dear tremendous deluxe vinyl field set.
Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based mostly solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Could 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece rely info from SoundScan, now Luminate. Pure album gross sales have been the only real measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart by way of the checklist dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a strategy that blends album gross sales with monitor equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
Jack White’s Worry of the Daybreak debuts at No. 1 on Prime Album Gross sales, promoting almost 39,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending April 14, based on Luminate, previously MRC Information. Of that sum, bodily gross sales comprise 34,000 (24,500 on vinyl; 9,000 on CD and 500 on cassette) and digital gross sales comprise 5,000. Worry is White’s fourth solo No. 1 on Prime Album Gross sales. He’s additionally notched a No. 1 as a member of The Raconteurs.
A songs-only vinyl version of the Encanto soundtrack begins at No. 2 on Prime Album Gross sales with 19,000 copies bought. It tracks individually from the unique Encanto soundtrack, which incorporates the movie’s songs and its rating. On the Soundtracks chart, the unique Encanto sits at No. 1 for a sixteenth week whereas the vinyl Encanto debuts at No. 2. (Soundtracks ranks the most well-liked soundtracks of the week based mostly on equal album items.) The final time the identical movie occupied the Nos. 1 and a pair of positions in the identical week was on the Aug. 3, 2019 chart, when the Beyoncé-led The Lion King: The Reward was No. 1 whereas The Lion King was No. 2. Each albums derived from the 2019 remake of The Lion King.
Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers’ Limitless Love falls 1-3 in its second week on Prime Album Gross sales, with almost 19,000 bought (down 77%). Moist Leg’s self-titled debut bows at No. 4 with 18,500 bought (with 59% of that sum in vinyl gross sales).
Instrument’s former No. 1 Worry Inoculum, launched in 2019, re-enters Prime Album Gross sales at No. 5 with almost 18,500 bought due to the album’s launch on vinyl. (98% of the album’s complete gross sales for the week have been on vinyl – about 18,000.) Worry was obtainable in just one vinyl version – a restricted version deluxe five-LP boxed set that bought for upwards of $180.
Worry Inoculum additionally re-enters at No. 1 on the Prime Onerous Rock Albums chart, which ranks the most well-liked laborious rock albums of the week based mostly on equal album items earned.
Premium-priced bodily codecs aren’t new for Worry Inoculum – when the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Prime Album Gross sales in 2019, its preliminary CD version was an elaborate deluxe bundle that bought for round $45-$50. It was later issued in a barely much less dear model with a listing worth of about $35.
Worry’s complete U.S. gross sales – throughout CD, vinyl and digital obtain – stand at 496,000.
Father John Misty’s Chloe and the Subsequent twentieth Century debuts at No. 6 on Prime Album Gross sales with 16,000 bought (70% of that in vinyl gross sales) whereas Camila Cabello’s Familia begins at No. 7 with 11,500 bought. For each acts, it’s their third prime 10 solo effort. Jon Batiste’s We Are falls 3-8 with 10,500 bought (down 16%) whereas Orville Peck’s Bronco rides in at No. 9 with 9,500 bought (78% on vinyl). It’s the primary prime 10 for Orville Peck, who had beforehand peaked at No. 20 in 2020 with Present Pony.
Olivia Rodrigo’s former No. 1 Bitter closes out the highest 10, falling 5-10 with 9,000 bought (down 2%).