Views from Drake remains atop the Billboard 200 for the third week in a row, though four new releases debut in the top 10. Views earned 239,000 more equivalent album units, 83,000 were in traditional album sales. At #2 is Beyoncé with Lemonade with 128,000 units for the week, 92,000 copies were in sales.
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The first debut this week comes from Meghan Trainor, whose sophomore release Thank You arrives at #3 with 107,000 units, of which 84,000 were album sales. Rockers Pierce the Veil debut at #4 with their latest release, Misadventures.
Chance the Rapper‘s new release Coloring Book makes Billboard 200 history at #8 as the first album to chart entirely based on streaming. Coloring Book is currently an Apple Music exclusive and generated 57.3 million streams according to Nielsen. It will become available to all streaming services after May 27, but there has not been any announcement of Coloring Book being available for purchase yet.
Rihanna is at #5 with Anti, followed by Keith Urban‘s Ripcord at #6 and The Very Best of Prince at #7. Radiohead‘s new album A Moon Shaped Pool lands at #9. The top 10 is rounded out by Playing With Fire, a solo set from Sugarland‘s Jennifer Nettles.