AceShowbiz - Nearly a decade since Young Thug pursued his music career, he has finally earned his first No. 1 album. His new record, "So Much Fun", arrives at the top spot on Billboard 200 with 131,000 equivalent album units in the week ending August 22, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 5,000 were in traditional album sales.
In addition to topping the weekly chart, "So Much Fun" becomes the most-streamed album of the week with 125,000 in SEA units. It marks the fifth-largest streaming week for any album in 2019 after Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next", Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?", Juice WRLD's "Death Race for Love" and the second week of "Thank U, Next".
The rest of the top three this week is occupied by new releases. At No. 2, Lionel Richie's new live album "Hello From Las Vegas" starts off with 65,000 units, with record label Quality Control's compilation album "Quality Control: Control the Streets, Volume 2" trailing behind at No. 3. Featuring big names such as Migos and Lil Baby, the album racked up nearly 63,000 units in its first week.
Billie's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" and Ed Sheeran's "No. 6 Collaborations Project" are non-movers at No. 4 and 5 respectively. While the songstress' debut album sold 43,000 units, the British singer's duet album racked up 39,000 units. Meanwhile, Lizzo's "Cuz I Love You" returns to its peak position at No. 6 with 35.000 units.
Following behind at No. 7 is Chris Brown's "Indigo" with 32,000 units, while Rick Ross' "Port of Miami 2" jumps down to No. 8 with 29,000 units in its second week. On the other hand, Khalid's "Free Spirit" holds its No. 9 position with just over 27,000 units. Following the success of his Camila Cabello duet "Senorita" and "If I Can't Have You", Shawn Mendes' self-titled album returns to the top ten of this week's chart. It ascends to No. 10 with 27,000 units.