Fetty Wap Tops Album Chart, Disclosure Land First Top 10 LP With ‘Caracal’
Well, here we have yet another week where the top-selling album — that would be Don Henley‘s fifth solo outing, Cass County — is beat to #1 on the Billboard 200 by another release. Actually, Cass County, which moved 89,000 units overall and sold 87,000 copies, was also kept off from debuting at #2, as well.
Instead, it’s Fetty Wap‘s self-titled debut LP that goes into the top spot on the chart, on the strength of 129,000 units (75,000 of those were actual album sales). This has last week’s #1, Drake and Future‘s What A Time To Be Alive, (107,000) dropping to the runner-up position.
All this said, given Henley’s views on some of today’s biggest rappers, we’ll go out on a limb and assume he’s none too pleased about Billboard switching up its chart rules late last year to include streaming in its overall data. Yikes.
Elsewhere, Taylor Swift‘s 1989 is still hanging out in the Top 10 for a 49th consecutive week, while Disclosure’s sophomore album Caracal makes a solid debut at #9 (35K units, 25K sales). Settle, the sibling duo’s previous album, peaked at #36.
The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:
1. Fetty Wap, Fetty Wap *new* *1 week*
2. Drake & Future, What A Time To Be Alive
3. Don Henley, Cass County *new*
4. George Strait, Cold Beer Conversation *new*
5. The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
6. Thomas Rhett, Tangled Up *new*
7. Taylor Swift, 1989
8. Chvrches, Every Open Eye *new*
9. Disclosure, Caracal *new*
10. The Dead Weather, Dodge And Burn *new*