Drake has earned his eighth consecutive number 1 album in America with the biggest album debut of 2018. Drake's new album Scorpion smashed streaming records upon its release on June 29.
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Beyonce and JAY-Z suffered a blow to their fragile egos when their surprise album, Everything is Love, debuted at #2 on the Billboard charts.
The numbers are not favorable for Kanye West's 7-track album Ye. The album is expected to stream only 175,000 times by Thursday. Of those streams, only 70,000 are expected to be paid downloads.
Chris Brown is very upset that the RIAA will only count 3 days of sales for his new double album Heartbreak On a Full Moon.
Brown is probably kicking himself for releasing his emotional album on a Tuesday rather than the previous Friday.
Keyshia Cole has returned to the top of the Billboard charts for the first time since her 2014 album Point of No Return.
Keyshia's seventh studio album 11:11 Reset is #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart.
So Jay-Z lied about his album's numbers. No surprise there. The aging rapper is known to stretch the truth about his numbers, including his age.
If you're looking for Jay-Z's 13th album to make the Billboard Top 200 Albums list, you have a long wait. Apparently numbers do lie.
British chanteuse Adele finally lost at something. Prince Rogers Nelson was crowned America's top-selling album artist in 2016.
In the months following the music icon's untimely death in April 2016, the "Purple Rain" star's albums and songs sold a combined 7.7 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music.
Joy Villa stole the spotlight at the 2017 Grammy Awards held on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old singer shocked everyone when she revealed a custom red, white and blue dress with the words "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" and "TRUMP" emblazoned in sequins.
If you need any more proof that hip-hop is dead, look no further than the first week sales for 2 of the most highly anticipated album releases this year.
Rap honchos The Game and Gucci Mane both dropped much-anticipated albums last week.