Rapper Meek Mill‘s new album Championships debuts at #1 on the latest Billboard 200 chart. It is the rapper’s first full-length release since his release from prison in April. Meek put out the Legends of the Summer EP in July. Championships earned 229,000 equivalent album units during the tracking week, 42,000 of which were in traditional album sales. According to Nielsen‘s data, Championships had the ninth-largest streaming week for an album this year, with 235.4 million on-demand audio streams.
At #2 is rapper Lil Baby with Street Gossip, which is his third release in 2018, including his collaboration with Gunna, Drip Harder, released less than two months ago.
Dummy Boy from 6ix9ine is at #3 in its first full week of tracking, as it debuted last week with only three days of eligibility for that week’s chart. UK rock act The 1975 debut at #4 with A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships. Their previous album, 2016’s I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful, Yet So Unaware of It, debuted in March of that year at #1.
Michael Bublé‘s annual favorite Christmas is at #5, followed by rapper Ski Mask the Slump God debuting at #6 with Stokeley.
The rest of the top ten is filled out by the soundtrack to A Star is Born (#7), Travis Scott (#8), the Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack (#9) and Pentatonix (#10).