He may have lost his grip on the Hot 100’s top spot, but Grammy-winning rapper Drake is still enjoying the ‘Views’ from the top of the Billboard 200 despite a whopping 79% sales drop in the second full week of the album’s availability.
Indeed, fending off the likes of ‘Mine’ co-star Beyonce and more, the Toronto-born beau’s massive drop was still substantially more than his competition could move.
Views earned another 313,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 12, according to Nielsen Music (with 175,000 of that in pure album sales. Views tallied a 70 percent decline in units compared to its debut frame a week ago (1.04 million units), while its sales collapsed by 79 percent (falling from 852,000 to 175,000).
With the stats above, ‘Views’ holds the honor of being the first and only album released this year to cross the platinum threshold. As we patiently await for more titles to join him, tuck in below to see this week’s TGJ Chart Check: