Rod Wave’s ‘Beautiful Mind’ drops to No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart – Billboard

Rod Wave’s Nice spirit bows atop the Billboard 200 chart (dated Aug. 27), marking the rapper his second No. 1 album. The set enters with 115,000 equivalent album units earned in the US in the week ending on August 18, according to Luminate. He previously topped the charts with his latest release, soul flywhich opened at No. 1 on the April 10, 2021 chart.

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Also in the new Billboard 200 top 10, Megan Thee Stallion scores her fifth top 10, all earned consecutively, as Traumazine starts at #4.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the United States based on multimetric consumption measured in equivalent album units, compiled by Luminate. Units include album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA), and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals 1 album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 official ad-supported audio and video streams or 1,250 paid/on-demand subscription generated songs from a album. The new table dated August 27, 2022 will be published in full on Billboard‘s on Tuesday (August 23). For all charting news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.

Of Nice spiritThe 115,000 equivalent album units earned, SEA units include 113,000 (equivalent to 157.73 million official on-demand streams of the 24 tracks in the set), album sales include 2,000, and TEA units represent a negligible sum.

In all, Nice spirit is Wave’s fourth consecutive top 10 effort on the Billboard 200 – all of its chart releases. Aside from topping the charts soul flyfor one week in 2021, it also recorded a top 10 each in 2020 (Pray 4 LoveNo. 2) and 2019 (gospel of the ghetto#10).

Nice spirit was led by the single “Cold December”, which premiered in January and marked the artist’s sixth top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in February (peaking at No. 38). In late May, the album was announced for a June 3 release, but was ultimately pushed back to August 12.

Bad Bunny’s A Verano Sin Ti falls 1-2 on the latest Billboard 200, after eight nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1, with 108,000 equivalent album units earned (down less than 1%). Beyoncé’s awards Renaissance is a non-mover at No. 3 with 64,000 units (down 29%).

Megan Thee Stallion lands her fifth album in the top 10 of the Billboard 200, all won in a row, while Traumazine debuted at No. 4 with 63,000 equivalent album units earned. Of that, SEA units comprise 54,000 (equivalent to 85.72 million official on-demand streams of all 18 tracks in the set), album sales comprise 8,000, and TEA units comprise 1,000.

Traumazine is the rapper’s sixth charting effort on the Billboard 200. She first dented in the count in 2019 with Tina Snow (peaking at No. 166) and followed it up with five consecutive top-10 efforts: Fever (No. 10, 2019), Sugar (#7, 2020), Good news (No. 2, 2020), Something For You Hotties: From You Archives (#5, 2021) and Traumazine (Number 4).

The Traumazine the album was announced just a day before its August 12 release. 29) and “Pressurelicious”, with Future (#55). The set also includes collaborations with Key Glock, Latto, Pooh Shiesty, Rico Nasty, Jhené Aiko, Lucky Daye, Sauce Walka, Big Pokey and Lil’ Keke.

YoungBoy never broke again The Last Slimeto slips 2-5 in its second week with 50,000 equivalent album units earned (down 54%), former frontman Morgan Wallen Dangerous: the double album down 4 to 6 with 48,000 (down less than 1%) and topped the Harry Styles charts Harry’s house falls 5-7 with 43,000 units (down 1%).

The Weeknd Compilation Album The strong points returned to the top 10, moving up from 36 to 8 with just over 28,000 equivalent album units earned (up 76%). The set contains hits such as “Blinding Lights”, “Save Your Tears” (both from The Weeknd’s studio album after hours). On the new chart, the TEA and SEA units of these songs contribute to The strong points, as a song’s activity is attributed to the artist’s album with the most traditional album sales in a week. (The strong points sold 1,000 copies in the last week of tracking, while after hours sold less than 1,000.) A week ago, the TEA and SEA for songs went to after hoursbecause it sold The strong points this week.

To close the new top 10, two former n°1: Future’s I never loved youdown 7-9 with nearly 28,000 equivalent album units earned (down 4%) and Olivia Rodrigo Acidwhich slips 9-10 with 25,000 units (down 1%).

Luminate, the independent data provider for Billboard charts, performs a comprehensive and thorough review of all data submissions used to compile weekly chart rankings. Luminate reviews and authenticates data, removing suspicious or unverifiable activity using established criteria before final chart calculations are made and published. In partnership with Billboard, data deemed suspicious and unverifiable is disqualified before final calculation.