AceShowbiz - This is surely a great month for Luke Combs. Not only receiving a couple of trophies at the recently-wrapped CMA Awards, but he has also earned his first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with his latest effort "What You See Is What You Get". Debuting atop the chart, the album racked up 172,000 equivalent album units, including 109,000 in traditional album sales, in the week ending November 14, according to Nielsen Music.
Furthermore, Luke's new album marks the biggest sales week for a country album in over a year since Carrie Underwood's "Cry Pretty" sold 266,000 units in September last year. It additionally becomes the second country album to top the chart this year, after Thomas Rhett's "Center Point Road", as well as breaks record streaming week for a country album with 58,000 in SEA units.
At No. 2 on this week's chart is Post Malone's "Hollywood's Bleeding" that once again has to give up its No. 1 spot for newcomers with 72,000 units. NBA YoungBoy's (YoungBoy Never Broke Again) new album "Al YoungBoy 2" stays steady at No. 3 with 50,000 units, while Summer Walker's "Over It" ascends to No. 4 with 48,000 units.
On the other hand, Taylor Swift's "Lover" is now back within the top five thanks to the new version of the title track that features Shawn Mendes. The effort is now sitting at No. 5 with just over 38,000 units. Following behind Taylor is her nemesis Kanye West and his new album "Jesus Is King". Racking up 38,000 units this week, the album falls down to No. 6.
DaBaby's "Kirk" is kicked down to No. 7 with 32,000 units, followed by another former chart leader Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" that climbs to No. 8 with 31,000 units. Young Thug's "So Much Fun" drops two spots to No. 9 with 30,000 units, as Rod Wave's "Ghetto Gospel" enters the top ten at No. 10 in its second week. The effort racked up 27,000 units.