Multiple projects were released November 13. Justin Bieber claims the top-selling project on Billboard's Top 200 chart with his Purpose album, selling 648,711 units. Logic, Jeezy, Kirk Franklin and Alessia Cara all debut in the Top 10. Fetty Wap's self-titled LP falls out of the Top 10 for the first time in its eight weeks on the chart. Redman's Mudface debuts at #146 on the chart with 4,555 album equivalent units.
Logic's Incredible First-Week Sales
Logic's The Incredible True Story debuts at #3 on the chart, selling 135,096 units and seeing more than 19 million streams. It is the highest-selling Rap album. The Maryland rapper's debut LP, Under Pressure, landed at the #4 spot with 72,501 units last year. It was released the same week as T.I.'s Paperwork.
Jeezy Takes The Chart To Church
Jeezy's latest project, Church In These Streets, lands at #4 on the chart. It moved 107,316 units and sold 98,380 albums. Last year, Seen It All, his first album as "Jeezy" reached the #2 spot. The Atlanta rapper has had two #1 albums in his decade-long career: 2006's The Inspiration and 2008's The Recession.
Ty Dolla $ign Debuts On The List
Ty Dolla $ign's Free TC sells 31,274 album equivalent units, enough for the #14 spot on the chart. The project's lead single, "Blase" with Future and Rae Sremmurd is #27 on the R&B and Hip Hop single sales. The Los Angeles artist also enlisted Kanye West, Diddy, Kendrick Lamar, Jagged Edge and Wiz Khalifa for the LP that honors his brother.
Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 11/19/2015
Note: The first number below is this week’s “total album equivalent units” count, an intersection of album sales, single sales, and streams implemented by Billboard's new rating system. A pure album sales figure is available in bold in parenthesis and information about each album's streaming count is available in brackets.
#3 Logic - The Incredible True Story - 135,096 (118,062) [19,055,412]
#4 Jeezy - Church In These Streets - 107,316 (98,380) [10,438,509]
#8 The Weeknd - Beauty Behind The Madness - 42,786 (15,407) [24,478,978]
#11 Fetty Wap - Fetty Wap - 33,573 (7,844) [21,820,068]
#14 Ty Dolla $ign - Free TC - 31,274 (21,620) [9,194,451]
#16 Drake and Future - What a Time to Be Alive - 26,684 (5,105) [24,374,757]
#19 Bryson Tiller - Trapsoul - 21,976 (8,395) [16,528,569]
#30 Future - Dirty Sprite 2 - 16,570 (4,148) [14,047,045]
#41 Drake - If Youre Reading This Its Too Late - 14,024 (3,559) [12,857,832]
#45 J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive - 12,669 (3,666) [10,373,702]