The album, released on November 8, is Combs’ first to take first place in the overall Billboard standings. According to Nielsen Music, he also recorded the best streaming week of all time for a country album – 74 million hits for all 17 tracks.
“What You See Is What You Get” is Combs’ second album, recently awarded two Country Music Association trophies (“Male vocalist of the year” and “Song of the year” – “Beautiful Crazy”). His first LP, “This One’s for You”, was released in 2017.
Before him, Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” recorded the best sales week in September 2018 – with 266,000 units.
Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” ranked second in Billboard 200, down one position, after being sold in 72,000 units in the tenth week of its debut. The album spent a total of five consecutive weeks in the first place.
YoungBoy rapper “Al YoungBoy 2” Never Broke Again remained in the third position, with 50,000 units sold in the fifth week of launch.
Summer Walker and “Over It” climbed one place, up to four, with 48,000 units sold in the sixth week of the week, and Taylor Swift and “Lover” ranked fifth, up to three positions, after the album It was sold in over 38,000 units in the 12th week after launch.
Rapper Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” dropped four places, to six, with 38,000 units sold in the third week of launch, and DaBaby’s “Kirk” dropped one place, up to seven, to 32,000. units sold in the seventh week.
Electro-pop singer Billie Eilish and “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” Climbed one place, up to eight, with 31,000 units sold in the 33rd week.
The rapper Young Thug and “So Much Fun” ranked nine, down two positions, with 30,000 units sold in the 13th week, and Rod Wave’s “Ghetto Gospel” climbed four places, up to ten. , with 27,000 units sold in the second week of the debut.
Billboard 200 ranks the most popular albums in the United States over a week, based on multi-metric consumption, which includes the sale of physical copies of records, singles (10 songs mean an album) and online activity (1,500 hits are equal with an album).