Scorpion from Drake continues to rack up big numbers on the Billboard 200 chart this week, remaining at #1. The album earned 335,000 equivalent album units according to Nielsen Music, with 29,000 in traditional album sales. This was the largest sophomore week for total units since Adele‘s 25 in December of 2015. Also, after setting a record last week for streaming numbers, Scorpion now has the third-largest streaming week ever as well, with 390.98 million on-demand audio streams.
Post Malone‘s beerbongs & bentleys is at #2, while Future arrives at #3 with the biggest chart debut of the week. His streaming-only release Beastmode 2 earned 57,000 units, giving the rapper his ninth top ten album overall. Beastmode 2 is also the highest-charting streaming-exclusive release in Billboard chart history.
The late XXXTentacion’s ? is at #4 with Cardi B at #5 and Juice WRLD at #6. The Greatest Showman soundtrack lands at #7 and The Carters‘ Everything is Love is at #8. Meek Mill‘s four-song Legends of the Summer collection debuts at #9. It is the rapper’s first release since his release from prison earlier this year. The top ten is rounded out by Harder Than Ever from Lil Baby, which moves up from #12 to #10.