Final Numbers Are In: Drake’s ‘Care Package’ Sold…

Published: Wednesday 14th Aug 2019 by Rashad

Drake‘s no stranger to enjoying views from the top of the Billboard 200 and, thanks to his recently delivered ‘Care Package,’ he’s revisiting the tally’s perch.

As we reported here, Drizzy sprung a summery surprise on fans last week with the release of his affectionately titled compilation project (comprised of early musical gems that, prior to now, hadn’t been available to stream on the leading services).

After just a day of availability, industry analysts predicted the set would top this week’s album chart to the tune of 100,000-120,000 sold.  Now, with its first full week of sales tracking behind it, look inside to see if they were close to the mark:

 

Drake’s ‘Care Package’

First Week Sales (SPS):  109,000

First Week Sales (Pure): 16,000

Chart Placement #1

‘Care Package’ is the 6 God’s 9th career chart-topper (the most of any artist this decade).  The feat puts him in legendary company, according to a Billboard report:

He’s tied with Garth BrooksEminemMadonna and The Rolling Stoneswith nine each. Ahead of them: The Beatles (19), Jay-Z (14), Bruce Springsteen and Barbra Streisand (11), and Elvis Presley (10).

 

 

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  1. DC3 FOREVER August 14, 2019

    Drake post right??? Watch not one good comment about DRAKE will he left here….

    BEYONCÉ HATERS BRINGING UP “THE GIFT” Sales in 5,4,3,2……

    • Danny Bey August 14, 2019

      You already know lol

    • Jasmine August 15, 2019

      Congrats Drake

  2. Just saying August 15, 2019

    Music industry is suffering. Yet y’all judge Ciara for selling the same on pure sales

    • Apostle Denise Clark-Bradford August 15, 2019

      Ciara been flopping for ten years love….

    • Caleb August 15, 2019

      There’s a difference between the #1 spot and the #87 spot.

  3. 2bad2bme August 15, 2019

    Normani is coming to snatch edges tomorrow!

    • High Price August 15, 2019

      I’m excited!

    • Apostle Denise Clark-Bradford August 15, 2019

      Don’t count on it hun…

  4. High Price August 15, 2019

    This “Care package” was SO nostalgic! I love every track.

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