Solange Tops Chart With ‘A Seat At The Table’, Bon Iver Has The Week’s Top-Selling Album
Solange Knowles has taken A Seat At The Table to the #1 position on the Billboard 200, marking her first chart-topping album, and her second Top 10 over all. (Solange’s sophomore LP, Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams, peaked at #9 in 2008). A Seat At The Table debuts with 72,000 total equivalent album units, 46,000 of which are traditional album sales.
It’s yet another week where the top-selling album — in this case, Bon Iver‘s 22, A Million — is beaten to the top by another LP that racked up more streams. 22, A Million arrives with 71,000 equivalent album units, with 58,000 of those being traditional album sales.
Bon Iver is now two for two at #2. The band’s Gold-certified previous effort, 2011’s Bon Iver, Bon Iver, peaked at the same position.
The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:
1. Solange, A Seat At The Table *new* *1 week* 2. Bon Iver, 22, A Million *new* 3. Drake, Views 4. Soundtrack, Suicide Squad 5. Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Getaway 6. Shawn Mendes, Illuminate 7. Ariana Grande, Dangerous Woman 8. Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface 9. Van Morisson, Keep Me Singing *new* 10. Travis Scott, Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight