Lil Wayne released his ‘Funeral” album January 31st with guest appearance from Big Sean, Lil Baby, Jay Rock, Adam Levine, 2 Chainz, Takeoff and many others.
The album has now earned Lil Wayne his fifth number one album on the billboard top 200 chart and it enters with 139,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending Feb. 6, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
Lil Wayne previous albums Tha Carter V (2018), Tha Carter IV (2011), I Am Not a Human Being (2010) and Tha Carter III (2008) have all debuted at number one.
According to complex, Streaming activity was a big factor in Funeral’s ascensions, which drove 72% of its first-week units, or 99,000 units. The remainder was comprised of 38,000 album sales and 2,000 track equivalent album units. Funeral’s first week sales were also reinforced by sales from a concert ticket and album sale redemption offer, and merchandise and album bundles sold on Weezy’s website.
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