Machine Gun Kelly’s Mainstream Sellout tops the Billboard 200 albums chart, because the set enters atop the listing dated April 9 with 93,000 equal album items earned within the U.S. within the week ending March 31, in keeping with Luminate, previously MRC Knowledge. It’s the artist’s second chief, following his final launch, 2020’s Tickets to My Downfall. All instructed, Mainstream Sellout is his sixth high 10 on the tally.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the preferred albums of the week within the U.S. primarily based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equal album items, compiled by Luminate. Items comprise album gross sales, observe equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). Every unit equals one album sale, or 10 particular person tracks bought from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The brand new April 9, 2022-dated chart can be posted in full on Billboard‘s web site on April 5. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
Of Mainstream Sellout’s 93,000 equal album items earned, album gross sales comprise 42,000 (it’s the top-selling album of the week); SEA items comprise 50,000 (equaling 68.8 million on-demand official streams of the set’s songs), and TEA items comprise 1,000.
The album’s gross sales have been enhanced by its availability in deluxe editions and boxed units bought through Machine Gun Kelly’s official webstore. Whereas Mainstream Sellout’s internet-based gross sales have been sturdy, the album would have nonetheless been No. 1 with none gross sales from non-traditional sellers (which embrace web-based shops).
Mainstream Sellout is the primary No. 1 rock album on the Billboard 200 in over a yr, since AC/DC’s Energy Up spent every week at No. 1, debuting atop the listing dated Nov. 28, 2020. Mainstream Sellout additionally has the biggest week, by items, for a rock album since Paul McCartney’s McCartney III launched with 107,000 items on the Jan. 2, 2021-dated chart (at No. 2). (Rock albums are outlined as those who have hit Billboard’s High Rock Albums chart.)
Three former No. 1s are all non-movers on the most recent Billboard 200 at Nos. 2-4, as Lil Durk’s 7220 (63,000 equal album items; down 23%), the Encanto soundtrack (58,000; down 1%) and Morgan Wallen’s Harmful: The Double Album (45,000; down 4%) are regular at Nos. 2, 3 and 4, respectively.
Olivia Rodrigo’s chart-topping Bitter jumps 11-5 on the Billboard 200 with 34,000 equal album items earned. The set posts a 14% improve in items for the week, following the debut of her documentary movie Driving Dwelling 2 U (A Bitter Movie) on Disney+ on March 25 (the primary day of the chart’s monitoring week).
The Weeknd’s compilation The Highlights is stationary at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 with 33,000 equal album items earned (down 2%). and Drake’s former No. 1 Licensed Lover Boy rises 8-7 with 31,000 items (down 1%).
Daddy Yankee returns to the highest 10 on the Billboard 200 for the primary time in practically 15 years, as Legendaddy debuts at No. 8 – his highest charting album ever and second high 10. He beforehand hit the highest 10 in June of 2007 with El Cartel: The Massive Boss, debuting and peaking at No. 9.
The brand new 19-track Legendaddy is Daddy Yankee’s first studio album in practically 10 years, and has been described as his ultimate studio launch. Legendaddy bows with 29,000 equal album items earned. Of that sum, SEA items comprise practically 27,000 (equaling 38.49 million on-demand official streams of the set’s songs), album gross sales comprise 2,000 and TEA items comprise lower than 1,000 items.
Legendaddy is the highest-charting Latin album, and first high 10, on the Billboard 200 since Unhealthy Bunny’s El Ultimo Tour del Mundo bowed at No. 1 on the Dec. 12, 2020-dated chart and spent 5 nonconsecutive weeks within the high 10. Legendaddy additionally lands the biggest debut week, by items, for a Latin album since El Ultimo debuted with 116,000 items. (Latin albums are outlined as those who have hit Billboard’s High Latin Albums chart.)
Rounding out the brand new high 10 on the Billboard 200: Doja Cat’s Planet Her rises 10-9 with 29,000 equal album items earned (down 3%), and Gunna’s former chief DS4Ever falls 9-10 with practically 29,000 (down 6%).
Luminate, previously MRC Knowledge, the unbiased information supplier to the Billboard charts, completes an exhaustive and thorough evaluation of all information submissions utilized in compiling the weekly chart rankings. Luminate opinions and authenticates information, eradicating any suspicious or unverifiable exercise utilizing established standards earlier than ultimate chart calculations are made and revealed. In partnership with Billboard, information deemed suspicious and unverifiable is disqualified previous to the ultimate calculation.