Big Sean Beats Beyonce-Shading Kid Rock To The Top Of The Album Chart

Robbie Daw | March 4, 2015 10:05 am
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Big Sean’s success with singles “I Don’t Fuck With You” and “Blessings” has carried him all the way to the top of the Billboard 200. His third LP, Dark Sky Paradise, is now his first one to top the main album chart, and does so on the strength of 173,000 total units (139,000 of which were sales).

Outside of that, it’s a relatively quiet week for debuts in the upper reaches of the chart, with Kid Rock’s 10th album First Kiss settling for the #2 position. The Detroit rocker threw Beyonce‘s fans into a frenzy last week when his interview with Rolling Stone was published.

“Beyoncé, to me, doesn’t have a fucking ‘Purple Rain,’ but she’s the biggest thing on Earth,” he told the publication. “How can you be that big without at least one ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ or ‘Old Time Rock & Roll’? People are like, ‘Beyoncé’s hot. Got a nice fucking ass.’ I’m like, ‘Cool, I like skinny white chicks with big tits.’ Doesn’t really fucking do much for me.”

Charming! The final debut in the Top 10 is Chris Brown and Tyga‘s Fan Of A Fan, which goes in at #7.

The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:

1. Big Sean, Dark Sky Paradise *new* *1 week*
2. Kid Rock, First Kiss *new*
3. Soundtrack, Fifty Shades Of Grey
4. Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
5. Taylor Swift, 1989
6. Ed Sheeran, x
7. Chris Brown & Tyga, Fan Of A Fan: The Album *new*
8. Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
9. Imagine Dragons, Smoke + Mirrors
10. Maroon 5, V

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