J. Cole’s ‘The Off-Season’ Is His Sixth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

In phrases of total units gained, The Off-Year has the biggest week of 2021 for

In phrases of total units gained, The Off-Year has the biggest week of 2021 for a hip-hop album, and the second-major all round to only the debut body of Taylor Swift’s Fearless (Taylor’s Variation) with 291,000 units (April 24-dated chart).

The Off-Period begins with 243,000 SEA units, totaling 325.05 million on-desire streams of the album’s 12 tracks — that sum marks the biggest streaming 7 days for an album in 2021. It surpasses the preceding significant-water mark for the calendar year, when Morgan Wallen’s Perilous: The Double Album debuted with 240.18 million streams for its 30 music in its 1st week (chart dated Jan. 23). The Off-Year retains up J. Cole’s scorching streak on the chart, as all 6 of his studio albums have achieved No. 1.

The Off-Time follows the chart-topping KOD (2018), 4 Your Eyez Only (2016), 2014 Forest Hills Push (2014), Born Sinner (2013) and Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011). (All but Born Sinner also debuted at No. 1. Born bowed at No. 2, and then rose to No. 1 a 7 days later on.) J. Cole’s only chart entry to skip the best slot was a stay album, 2016’s Forest Hills Push: Are living, which reached No. 71.

Nick Minaj’s Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 80,000 equal album units gained. Of that sum, SEA models comprise 63,000 (equaling 85.57 million on-desire streams of the album’s tracks), album profits comprise 11,000 and TEA units comprise 6,000.

Beam Me Up Scotty is Minaj’s fifth album to get to the top two on the Billboard 200 – the entirety of her charting endeavours. Beam Me Up Scotty was at first unveiled for free of charge in 2009, but was not commercially issued or distributed to streaming products and services till Could 14, 2021. The new version of the album homes most of the tracks from the 2009 release and provides a few new cuts: “Seeing Inexperienced,” with Drake and Lil Wayne, “Fractions” and “Crocodile Teeth” (remix) with Skillibeng.

Moneybagg Yo’s A Gangsta’s Suffering falls 1-3 in its fourth week on the chart, earning 55,000 equivalent album models (down 10%), and Morgan Wallen’s former No. 1 Perilous: The Double Album dips 2-4 with 53,000 units (up 2%).

Dua Lipa’s Long term Nostalgia is a non-mover at No. 5 on the Billboard 200, but posts a 14% attain in equal album models gained to 41,000. Its surge is owed generally to vinyl LP product sales, as of its just about 7,000 whole albums sold for the week (up 261%), vinyl LPs depict 5,000 of that sum (up 841%). (The album’s expanded deluxe version, dubbed The Moonlight Edition, was issued on vinyl on May 14.)

The Black Keys nab their fifth best 10-charting album on the Billboard 200 as the duo’s new blues covers venture Delta Kream bows at No. 6 with 35,000 equal album models acquired. Of that sum, album sales comprise 30,000, SEA units comprise 5,000 (equaling 6.22 million on-demand streams of the album’s tracks) and TEA models comprise a negligible variety.

Justin Bieber’s previous No. 1 Justice falls 4-7 with 34,000 equivalent album models earned (down 9%), though DJ Khaled’s former chief Khaled Khaled descends 4-8 with 32,000 models (down 30%).

Alan Jackson captures his 15th prime 10 album on the Billboard 200 as his new studio effort and hard work Wherever Have You Absent debuts at No. 9. The established gained just underneath 32,000 equal album units. Of that sum, album profits comprise 27,000, SEA models comprise 4,000 (equaling 6.04 million on-desire streams of the album’s music) and TEA models comprise 1,000.

Rounding out the new best 10 is Pop Smoke’s previous No. 1 Shoot for the Stars Intention for the Moon, slipping 8-10 with 30,000 equivalent album units earned (down 4%).