It’s Posty season and we’re here for it. The rapper may have built a bunker in Utah to survive the apocalypse but he’s surely got some celebrating to do. His new album, Hollywood’s Bleeding just bled its way to a number one debut on the Billboard 200 and it’s a big one.
Malone‘s third album was released on Sept. 6 after being preceded by a couple of singles all of which reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Before the album dropped, the rapper released Sunflower ft. Swae Lee which reached number one, Wow (No. 2), Goodbyes ft. Young Thug (No. 3) and Circles which has now peaked at number 7 on the chart.
Billboard reports that H.B has debuted at number 1 on the chart with 489,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending September 12. 200,000 of the album’s sum were in pure album sales. According to Nielsen Music, the album debuts as the second biggest week of 2019 for any album after Taylor Swift‘s Lover debuted with 867,000 dated Sept. 7.
H.B also tallies the biggest streaming week for any album in 2019 after garnering 365.4 million on-demand audio streams for its 17 songs. The biggest streaming week was formerly held by Ariana Grande‘s Thank U, Next album with 307.1 million Feb. 14. The album is also one of four albums released by Republic records to debut at number one. They include, Lover, Happiness Begins (Jonas Brothers), and Thank U, Next.
Also in the top ten are, Taylor‘s Lover at No 2 (104,000), Melanie Martinez’s K-12 debuts at No 3 (57,000), Young Thug‘s So Much Fun No. 4 (53,000), Lil Tecca‘s We Love You Tecca at No. 5 (49,000). The rest include; Lizzo – Cuz I Love You No. 6 (39,000), Tool – Fear Inoculum No. 7 (38,000), Billie Eilish –When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? No. 8 (37,000), Lana Del Rey‘s Norman Fucking Rockwell No. 9 (35,000). At number 10 are the four girl group, The Highwomen, consisting of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, and Amanda Shires (their self-titled album debuts with 34,000 equivalent album units).