The Weeknd Spends Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With ‘After Hours’

The Weeknd Spends Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With 'After Hours'

Singer-rapper Rod Waves, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 with his second album ‘Pray 4 Love’ that marks the most streamed album of the week with 69,000 SEA units out of 72,000 equivalent album units.

AceShowbizThe Weeknd enjoys his third week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart with his new album “After Hours”. The chart-topper set marks the first album to lead for three consecutive weeks since Post Malone‘s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” after collecting 90,000 equivalent album units.

Of that sum, 23,000 comes from traditional album sales with 64,000 being in SEA units. The number is the lowest sum for No. 1 since Harry Styles‘ “Fine Line”, which landed atop the Billboard 200 in its second week in early January with 89,000 units.

Singer-rapper Rod Wave comes in at No. 2 with his second album “Pray 4 Love”. The set earns 72,000 equivalent album units with 69,000 being in SEA unit, making it the most streamed album of the week. Trailing behind at No. 3 is Lil Uzi Vert‘s “Eternal Atake” that gains 69,000 album equivalent units.

Lil Baby‘s “My Turn” rises two spots to No. 4 with 48,000 units. Meanwhile, Sam Hunt‘s “Southside” jumps in at No. 5 with 46,000 equivalent album units. Of the number, 28,000 is in SEA units, making it the third-largest streaming week ever for a country album and the second top 10 album for Sam.

Also ascending this week is Bad Bunny‘s “YHLQMDLG”, which rises from No. 7 to No. 6 with 43,000 units. Following it up are Roddy Ricch‘s “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” and Dua Lipa‘s “Future Nostalgia”. Roddy Richh rebounds from No.9 to No. 7 with 38,000 units, while Dua’s new album slips four spots to No. 8 with nearly 38,000 units.

Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding”, which was at No. 11 last week, makes a return to the Top 10 after earning 37,000 album equivalent units. Rounding out the Top 10 this week is Jhene Aiko‘s “Chilombo” which also makes a pleasant bumping 12-10 with 27,000 units.

Top Ten Billboard 200 (Week ending April 9, 2020):

  1. “After Hours” – The Weeknd (90,000 units)
  2. “Pray 4 Love” – Rod Wave (72,000 units)
  3. “Eternal Atake” – Lil Uzi Vert (69,000 units)
  4. “My Turn” – Lil Baby (48,000 units)
  5. “Southside” – Sam Hunt (46,000 units)
  6. “YHLQMDLG” – Bad Bunny (43,000 units)
  7. “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” – Roddy Ricch (38,000 units)
  8. “Future Nostalgia” – Dua Lipa (nearly 38,000 units)
  9. “Hollywood’s Bleeding” – Post Malone (37,000 units)
  10. “Chilombo” – Jhene Aiko (27,000 units)

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