After a very tight race between herself, Tyler the Creator, and Meek Mill, emo songstress Lana Del Rey‘s landed another run at #1 thanks to her fifth studio album, ‘Lust For Life.’
Despite an early leak, the Polydor/Interscope Records-released album – officially available for purchase on July 21 – still opened to the sum of 107,000 equivalent album units in its premiere week (80,000 in traditional album sales). With Tyler’s ‘Flower Boy’ (106,000 units sold SPS) and Mill’s ‘Wins & Losses’ (102,000) trailing closely behind, the trio of new entries marked the first time this year that the Billboard 200’s top 3 was comprised of new albums that all sold over 100,000 in the tracking week.
Congratz are in order for all three artists, especially Del Rey. Longtime fans of the singer know her first run at #1 came in 2014 with her sophomore effort, ‘Ultraviolence.’
See who joins them in the top 25 on this week’s refreshed ‘TGJ Chart Check: Billboard 200’: