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Hip Hop Album Sales: Travis Scott Earns First #1 Album With "Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight"

Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce and Frank Ocean also enjoy top ten status!

September 12, 2016
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Note: The first number below is this week’s “total album equivalent units” count, an intersection of album sales, single sales, and streams implemented by Billboard’s new rating system. A pure album sales figure is available in bold in parenthesis and information about each album’s streaming count is available in brackets. See more here http://hiphopdx.com/news/id.40378/title.hip-hop-album-sales-travis-scott-earns-first-1-album-with-birds-in-the-trap-sing-mcknight

#1 Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight – 87,972 (52,577) [50,170,304]

#3 Drake – VIEWS – 60,458 (9,483) [63,655,288]

#4 Various Artists – Suicide Squad: The Album – 55,377 (22,174) [26,416,378]

#8 Rihanna – ANTI – 30,144 (6,107) [27,242,192]

#9 Beyonce — LEMONADE — 29,991 (20,981) [1,910,144]

#10 Frank Ocean – Blonde – 28,586 (15,621) [19,448,035]

#16 DJ Khaled – Major Key – 19,800 (4,300) [17,498,856]

#17 Isaiah Rashad – The Sun’s Tirade – 19,481 (11,166) [11,602,440]

#20 Bryson Tiller – Trapsoul – 16,659 (4,782) [16,127,233]

#21 Kanye West – The Life of Pablo – 16,562 (0) [23,768,309]