Post Malone Breaks Multiple Records on Billboard 200 With 'Hollywood's Bleeding'

The 1995-born rapper's latest release additionally marks his second No. 1 album on the chart after racking up nearly 500,000 equivalent album units in its first week.

AceShowbiz - Post Malone scores his second No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with his latest release, "Hollywood's Bleeding". The effort arrives atop the weekly chart with 489,000 units, including 200,000 in traditional album sales, in the week ending September 12, according to Nielsen Music. With that, the set marks the second-biggest week of 2019 for any album after Taylor Swift's "Lover" sold 867,000 in its first week.

Furthermore, the album manages to break several records on the chart that includes nabbing this year's biggest streaming week with 278,000 SEA units. It is marked his personal biggest sales week as his previous album. "Beerbongs & Bentleys", racked up 153,000 in traditional album sales. "Hollywood's Bleeding" is additionally the second No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with the word Hollywood it its title, following Wiz Khalifa's 2014 effort "Blacc Hollywood".

"Hollywood's Bleeding" also takes the top spot on U.K. albums chart, marking his second No. 1 effort on the list.

Back to Billboard 200, Taylor's "Lover" stays steady at No. 2 with 104,000 album units as Melanie Martinez claims her highest-charting album with "K-12", which debuts at No. 3 with 57,000 units. Following behind Melanie's new album is Young Thug's former chart-topping album "So Much Fun" that rises one spot to No. 4 with 53,000 units. It switches places with Lil Tecca's "We Love You Tecca" as the latter record falls to No. 5 with 49,000 units.

Holding its No. 6 position is Lizzo's "Cuz I Love You" that racked up an additional 39,000 units this week. Meanwhile, Tool's "Fear Inoculum" jumps down to No. 7 with 38,000 units. Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" falls to No. 8 with 37,000 units, while Lana Del Rey's "Norman F***ing Rockwell" descends to No. 9 with 35,000 units.

The Highwomen, which consists of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires, rounds out this week's chart with their self-titled debut album. The set sold 34,000 units in its first week.

  1. "Hollywood's Bleeding" - Post Malone (489,000 units)
  2. "Lover" - Taylor Swift (104,000 units)
  3. "K-12" - Melanie Martinez (57,000 units)
  4. "So Much Fun" - Young Thug (53,000 units)
  5. "We Love You Tecca" - Lil Tecca (49,000 units)
  6. "Cuz I Love You" - Lizzo (39,000 units)
  7. "Fear Inoculum" - Tool (38,000 units)
  8. "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" - Billie Eilish (37,000 units)
  9. "Norman F***ing Rockwell" - Lana Del Rey (35,000 units)
  10. "The Highwomen" - The Highwomen (34,000 units)

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