Monday, December 19, 2016
#JCole's '4 Your Eyez Only' debuts at #1!! [details]
Congratulations go out to J. Cole for nabbing his fourth #1 album on the Billboard 200 with '4 Your Eyez Only'. His latest effort sold 492,000 equivalent album units (363,000 traditional) in its first week making it the 3rd biggest 1st week opener behind Drake's 'VIEWS' (1.04 million units, 852,000 traditional) and Beyonce's 'Lemonade'(653,000 units, 485,000 traditional).
On the streaming side of things, 'Eyez' has the second-biggest streaming debut ever for an album with 118,000 streaming equivalent album units. That amounts to 51.7 million streams of 4 Your Eyez Only tracks. Drake’s Views is the only album to top this with 163,000 SEA units in its opening week, equating to 245.1 million streams of songs from the album.
Also, Cole's latest marks his 4th to hit #1 and he is in good company. Drake has achieved that feat 6 times and DMX's first 5 albums have done the same.
So SCROLL ON OVER to social media and CONGRATULATE J.Cole!!!