Future Earns Sixth No. 1 Album on HipHopMagz 200 Chart With ‘WZRD’


It’s his sixth No. 1 album in simply three-and-a-half years, the quickest accumulation of six leaders since Elton John within the '70s.

Future collects his sixth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD debuts atop the tally with 126,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Jan. 24, in accordance with Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 15,000 had been in album gross sales. The album was launched on Jan. 18 Freebandz/Epic Records.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most well-liked albums of the week within the U.S. primarily based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equal album models. Units are comprised of conventional album gross sales, monitor equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). The new Feb. 2-dated chart -- the place WIZRD debuts at No. 1 -- will likely be posted in full on Billboard's web sites on Jan. 29.

Future has tallied his six No. 1 albums in a remarkably fast period of time -- simply three years, 5 months and three weeks. His first chief was DS2 on Aug. Eight, 2015. He then scored No. 1s with What a Time to Be Alive (with Drake; Oct. 10, 2015), Evol (Feb. 27, 2016), a self-titled album (March 11, 2017), HNDRXX (March 18, 2017) and now WIZRD.

The final artist to earn six No. 1s in such a brief span was Elton John. All seven of the Rocket Man’s No. 1s got here in an area of simply three years, three months and three weeks within the early 1970s. (His first six No. 1s, in actual fact, had been separated by solely two years, 10 months and 24 days.) John’s first No. 1 was Honky Chateau on July 15, 1972, and his seventh, and to date final No. 1, was Rock of the Westies on Nov. Eight, 1975.

Future’s WIZRD begins with 126,000 models earned, of which 15,000 had been in album gross sales; 2,000 had been in TEA models, whereas the remaining 109,000 had been in SEA models. That latter sum equates to 143.6 million on-demand audio streams for the album’s 20 tracks within the week ending Jan. 24. That additionally marks Future’s largest streaming week for an album, surpassing the 123.Four million streams WRLD on Drugs (his collaborative set with Juice WRLD) collected in its debut body (at No. 2 on the chart dated Nov. Three, 2018).

At No. 2 on the brand new Billboard 200, Maggie Rogers’ Heard It in a Past Life arrives with 49,000 models. Of that sum, 37,000 had been in album gross sales, making it the top-selling album of the week, because it bows at No. 1 on the Top Album Sales chart. The set’s first-week sum was aided by gross sales generated from a live performance ticket/album sale redemption provide.

Heard It in a Past Life, launched on Jan. 18 by means of Debay Sounds/Capitol Records, is the buzzy singer-songwriter’s main label full-length debut, and her first entry on the chart. Her solely earlier Billboard-charted assortment was the five-song EP Now That the Light Is Fading (additionally by means of Debay/Capitol) on a handful of Billboard lists (simply not the Billboard 200), together with Heatseekers Albums (No. Four peak) and Top Rock Albums (No. 39).

Heard is the highest-charting album by a solo girl in 4 months, since Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty opened at No. 1 on the Sept. 29, 2018-dated listing. Heard can also be the very best bow on the chart for a feminine artist’s full-length debut by means of a serious label since Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy started at No. 1 on April 21, 2018.

Heard is at the moment having fun with a radio hit with “Light On,” which spent a 3rd week at No. 1 on essentially the most recently-published Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart (dated Jan. 26). It’s additionally effervescent beneath the Adult Pop Songs airplay chart.

Back on the brand new Billboard 200, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie’s Hoodie SZN falls from No. 1 to No. Three in its fifth week on the tally (49,000 models; down 13 p.c) after two weeks on prime. The Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack dips 2-Four (39,000 models; down 25 p.c), and 21 Savage’s I Am > I Was declines Three-5 (37,000 models; down 19 p.c).

A trio of former leaders are up subsequent, as Meek Mill’s Championships descends 5-6 (slightly below 37,000 models; down 13 p.c), Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys drops Four-7 (slightly over 35,000 models; down 17 p.c) and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack slips 6-Eight (35,000 models; down 13 p.c).

Country singer-songwriter Cody Johnson nets his first Billboard 200 prime 10 effort, as his main label debut, Ain’t Nothin’ to It, begins at No. 9 with practically 35,000 models (23,000 in album gross sales). The set was launched by means of Johnson’s label CoJo Warner Music Nashville. Johnson beforehand tallied a pair of independently distributed prime 40-charting albums on the Billboard 200: Gotta Be Me (No. 11; Aug. 27, 2016) and Cowboy Like Me (No. 33; Feb. 1, 2014).

Closing out the brand new prime 10 is Travis Scott’s former No. 1, Astroworld, falling 7-10 with 34,000 models (down 14 p.c).