Lil Wayne's The Carter V debuts at No. 1 on Billboard charts, lands second highest single week streaming numbers of all time

Lil Wayne‘s Tha Carter V is the rapper’s fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. According to Nielsen Music, the undertaking had 480,000 equal album items earned within the week ending October four, making it the third largest week for an album in 2018. The Billboard 200 relies on Nielsen’s multi-metric consumption as measured in conventional album gross sales, observe equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). Out of Lil Wayne’s 480,000 equal album items, 325,000 had been pushed by streaming equal albums. Drake’s Scorpion had 732,000 items when it debuted at No. 1, and Travis Scott’s Astroworld had 537,000.

In the streaming world, The Carter V had second-biggest streaming week ever for an album, with 433 million streams in its first week. Drake’s Scorpion launched with 745.9 million streams. Weezy’s earlier No. 1 albums had been Tha Carter IV (two weeks in 2011), I Am Not a Human Being (one week in 2010) and Tha Carter III (three weeks in 2008).

H/T: Billboard

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