Blink-182's 'California' Dethrones Drake's 'Views' From No.1 at Billboard 200
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'California' is the punk group's new album since 2011's 'Neighborhoods' and the first album with new guitarist Matt Skiba.

AceShowbiz - After a nine-week reign at Billboard 200 chart, %cDrake%'s "Views" is dethroned from the top slot by %cBlink-182%'s "California". The punk group's first album with new guitarist %cMatt Skiba% debuts at No. 1 with 186,000 total copies sold this week.

172,000 of the total copies of "California" are from traditional album sales, making it the third-largest sales week for a rock album in 2016, behind %cRadiohead%'s "A Moon Shaped Pool" and %cDavid Bowie%'s "Blackstar". The record is the band's second No. 1 album, following their 2001 LP "Take Off Your Pants and Jacket".

Drake's "Views" slips to No. 2 with 117,000 units. %cMaxwell%'s "blackSUMMERS'night", a follow-up to 2009's "BLACKsummers'night", debuts at No. 3 with 59,000 units. %cBeyonce Knowles%' "Lemonade" lands at No. 4 with 39,000 units, while %cTwenty One Pilots%' "Blurryface" descends to No. 5 with 38,000 units.

Other titles making up this week's top 10 include %cRihanna%'s "Anti" which falls to the sixth spot with 36,000 units, %cAdele%'s "25" which stays at No. 7 with 32,000 units, the original Broadway cast recording of "Hamilton" which slips to No. 8 with 32,000 units, the "Epic AF" compilation that plunges to No. 9 with 28,000 units, and %cBlake Shelton%'s "If I'm Honest" that rounds out the top 10 with 27,000 units.

  1. "California" - %cBlink-182% (186,000)
  2. "Views" - %cDrake% (117,000)
  3. "blackSUMMERS'night" - %cMaxwell% (59,000)
  4. "Lemonade" - %cBeyonce Knowles% (39,000)
  5. "Blurryface" - %cTwenty One Pilots% (38,000)
  6. "Anti" - %cRihanna% (36,000)
  7. "25" - %cAdele% (32,000)
  8. The "Hamilton" Soundtrack - Various Artists (32,000)
  9. "Epic AF" - Various Artists (28,000)
  10. "If I'm Honest" - %cBlake Shelton% (27,000)

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