JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ set for second week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart
This week on the Billboard 200, Jay-Z’s new record 4:44 has finally debuted, starting its run at No. 1. Well, the album will likely spend a second week atop the Billboard 200 albums chart next week, according to industry forecasters. Nex top 10 is scheduled to be revealed on Billboard’s websites on Sunday (July 23th).
4:44‘s success was not surprising for the rapper, who has become used get the top of charts whenever he drops new music. The last time Jay-Z released an album and it didn’t hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with a record of new material was back in 2002, when he and R. Kelly teamed up for their first collaborative collection The Best Of Both Worlds.
Anyway, according to Billboard, Jay-Z owns the honor of being the artist with the most No. 1 debuts, and guess what! This new project debuted at No. 1, granting the rapper his 14th chart-topping album. It bowed with 262,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending July 13th, according to Nielsen Music.