Kanye West Ties Eminem and the Beatles' Record on Billboard 200 With 'Ye'

The 'Stronger' rapper matches the 'Rap God' hitmaker and the British band as the only acts to have eight straight No. 1 albums on the chart.

AceShowbiz - Kanye West's much-anticipated album "Ye" is officially topping Billboard 200. The seven-track effort debuts atop the chart with 208,000 equivalent album units, including 85,000 in traditional album sales, collected in the week ending June 7, according to Nielsen Music. It marks his eighth No. 1 album.

This also marks the rapper's eighth straight No. 1 album on the chart, tying the record for consecutive chart-toppers set by Eminem and The Beatles. Eminem additionally matches West in terms of eight consecutive No. 1 debuts as well as second-most No. 1 albums among hip-hop acts in the history of the chart. The first spot is given to Jay-Z, who has fourteen No. 1 albums.

Those are not the only achievements that Kanye receives thanks to his latest album. "Ye" marks the seventh-largest debut streaming ever week ever after garnering 120,000 on-demand streams. Given the fact that the set only has seven songs, that's extra impressive. Each songs on the album averages 25.7 million on-demand streams.

Back to Billboard 200 chart, Post Malone's record-breaking album "Beerbongs & Bentleys" is a non-mover with 99.000 units. Rock band Ghost scores their highest-charting album as "Prequelle" arrives at No. 3 with 66,000 units. It also marks the band's third top 10 album, following "Popestar" and "Meliora".

Another act who scores his highest-charting album is Luke Combs. His effort, "This One's for You", leaps from No. 39 to No. 4 with 55,000 units. This is thanks to the release of the deluxe version of the album, which is bolstered by five new songs. Cardi B's "Invasion of Privacy" stays steady at No. 5 with 49,000 units, while Juice WRLD's "Goodbye & Good Riddance" climbs to No. 6 with 42,000 units. "The Greatest Showman" soundtrack ascends to No. 7 with just under 42,000 units.

Last week's chart-topper, Shawn Mendes' self-titled album, drops seven spots to No. 8 in its second week with 39,000 units. Lil Baby's "Harder Than Ever" descends to No. 9 with 37,000 units. Jason Aldean closes out this week's chart as his "Rearview Town" climbs back to chart at No. 10 with 34,000 units.

  1. "Ye" - Kanye West (208,000 units)
  2. "Beerbongs & Bentleys" - Post Malone (99,000 units)
  3. "Prequelle" - Ghost (66,000 units)
  4. "This One's for You" - Luke Combs (55,000 units)
  5. "Invasion of Privacy" - Cardi B (49,000 units)
  6. "Goodbye & Good Riddance" - Juice WRLD (42,000 units)
  7. "The Greatest Showman" soundtrack album - Various Artists (just under 43,000 units)
  8. "Shawn Mendes" - Shawn Mendes (39,000 units)
  9. "Harder Than Ever" - Lil Baby (37,000 units)
  10. "Rearview Town" - Jason Aldean (34,000 units)

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