AceShowbiz - "The Hamilton Mixtape" debuts atop the Billboard 200 chart. The record has a total of 187,000 units sold this week, including 169,000 in traditional album sales, according to Nielsen Music.
The star-studded compilation album, which was inspired by the runaway hit stage show "Hamilton: An American Musical", features covers of songs performed by artists like Sia Furler, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Andra Day, Wiz Khalifa and others.
At No.2 on this week's Billboard 200 is The Weeknd's "Starboy" with 151,000 units. Pentatonix's "A Pentatonix Christmas" slips to No. 3 with 128,000 units, while The Rolling Stones has its new album "Blue & Lonesome" landed at No. 4 with 123,000 units.
Childish Gambino a.k.a. Donald Glover notches his highest charting album ever with "Awaken, My Love!", which debuts at No. 5 with 101,000 units. Bruno Mars' "24K Magic" plunges to No. 6 with 58,000 units, while the "Moana" soundtrack and Pentatonix's "That's Christmas to Me" descend to No. 7 and No. 8 respectively with 53,000 units sold.
Rounding out the new top 10 are two new entries Grace VanderWaal's "Perfectly Imperfect" EP, which debuts at No. 9 with 52,000 units, and Kane Brown's self-titled album, which bows at No. 10 with 51,000 units.