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Lorde overperforms w/110k+; lands her first #1 album

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Lava/Republic's Lorde will bow at #1 on our SPS chart this week with 110k+, while Def Jam's 2 Chainz lands at #2 with more than 93k. Stay tuned for final numbers on these and the week's other debuts and chart veterans very soon.

Lorde leads the pack of new releases on her way to her first #1 bow, while 2 Chainz appears set for big streams. Alt-country troubadour Jason Isbell, for his part, will punch above his subgenre's weight.


  1. (*) Lorde (Lava/Republic) 90-95k SPS, 68-73k album
  2. (*) 2 Chainz (Def Jam) 73-78k, 33-38k
  3. Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope) 73-78K, 23-26K
  4. (*) Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (Southeastern) 50-55k, 48-53k
  5. Drake (YMCMB/Republic) 50-55k, 7-8k
  6. Nickelback (BMG) 42-47k, 40-45k
  7. Ed Sheeran (Atlantic) 35-40k, 12-15k
  8. Bruno Mars (Atlantic) 30-35k, 12-15k
  9. Post Malone (Republic) 28-32k, 1-2k
  10. SZA (TDE/RCA) 28-32k, 7-8k
  11. Chris Stapleton (Mercury Nashville) 24-27k, 21-24k
  12. Migos (Quality Control) 21-24k, 1-2k
  13. (*) Fleet Foxes (Nonesuch) 21-24k, 18-21k
  14. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (Hollywood) 21-24k
  15. Moana (Walt Disney) 21-24k, 10-13k
  16. Khalid (RCA) 21-24k, 2-3k
  17. Halsey (Astralwerks/Capitol) 21-24k, 7-8k
  18. Katy Perry (Capitol) 21-24k, 14-17k
  19. Future (FREEBANDZ/Epic) 19-22k, <1k
  20. The Beatles (Capitol) 19-22k, 17-20k


(*) Debuts




Lorde will have her first #1 album next Friday with Melodrama. After one full day of sales and streams, the Lava/Republic set appears headed for the 85-90k range.


Here’s what we know so far about these new releases.


Lorde (Lava/Republic) 85-90k SPS, 65-70k sales
2 Chainz (Def Jam) 55-60k, 27-30k
Big Boi (Epic) 20-25k, 12-17k



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Snatching that #1, but, those figures....


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A good album finally taking the #1 spot :weeps: Come through, Lorde!

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Fenty The Great

Respectable :clap3:


Matching Katy sans tour bundle tbh

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