Kendrick Lamar does it again! Naturally, the highly-anticipated album DAMN. has debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 spot.
The album had the biggest week for an album in almost a year with 603,000 equivalent album sales. While the sales surpassed Drake’s More Life, Drake still holds the stream record with 385 million first week, K. Dot wasn’t too far behind with 300 million streams. DAMN. sold 353,000 in traditional album sales, making it the largest sale week since December 2016 and a career-high for Lamar.
DAMN. isn’t sitting alone on the Billboard chart, 2012’s good kid, m.A.A.d. city is back in the top 50 with 14,000 units.