Pink's 'Beautiful Trauma' Sets Female's Biggest Debut on Billboard 200


Pink's 'Beautiful Trauma' Sets Female's Biggest Debut on Billboard 200


While the 38-year-old pop star debuts atop the chart with her latest effort, Post Malone's 'Stoney' stays steady at No. 4.
Pink nabs her second No. 1 album with her latest effort "Beautiful Trauma", which debuts atop the Billboard 200 chart. The set racked up 408,000 equivalent album units, including 384,000 in traditional album sales in the week ending October 19, according to Nielsen Music. It marks the best sales of the year among all acts.

"Beautiful Trauma" also marks the biggest debut for a woman since Beyonce Knowles' "Lemonade" launched at No. 1 with 652,000 units on May 14, 2016. In fact, Pink's latest album has the biggest sales week among all albums since Drake's "Views", which debuted with 852,000 units on May 21, 2016.

The set, which opened with double platinum certification, also scores No. 1 album on Australia's and U.K.'s album charts.

At No. 2 on this week's Billboard 200 chart is rapper Gucci Mane. His eleventh studio album, "Mr. Davis", arrives with 70,000 units, including 21,000 in traditional album sales. Trailing behind is Beck's "Colors", which debuts at No. 3 with 46,000 units. Meanwhile, Post Malone stays steady with "Stoney", which sold 45,000 equivalent album units. Rounding out this week's top 5 is Lil Uzi Vert's "Luv Is Rage 2", which soars from No. 7 to No. 5 with 35,000 units.

Lil Uzi Vert is not the only one who soars. Ed Sheeran's "Divide (division sign)" also manages to climb to No. 6 after staying at No. 10 for more than a week. The effort sold additional 33,000 units. Imagine Dragons' "Evolve" ascends two spots to No. 7 with nearly 33,000 units, while A Boogie wit da Hoodie's "The Bigger Artist" drops from No. 6 to No. 8 with 31,000 units. Lil Pump's self-titled album, "Lil Pump", falls to No. 9 in its second week with 30,000 units.

Closing out the top 10 for this week is St. Vincent, who debuts at No. 10 with her latest effort "Masseduction". The set sold 29,000 equivalent album units, including 25,000 in traditional album sales.

  1. "Beautiful Trauma" - Pink (408,000)
  2. "Mr. Davis" - Gucci Mane (70,000)
  3. "Colors" - Beck (46,000)
  4. "Stoney" - Post Malone (45,000)
  5. "Luv Is Rage 2" - Lil Uzi Vert (35,000)
  6. "Divide (division sign)" - Ed Sheeran (33,000)
  7. "Evolve" - Imagine Dragons (nearly 33,000)
  8. "The Bigger Artist" - A Boogie wit da Hoodie (31,000)
  9. "Lil Pump" - Lil Pump (30,000)
  10. "Masseduction" - St. Vincent (29,000)


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