DRAKE ACHIEVES NINTH NO. 1 ALBUM ON BILLBOARD 200 CHART WITH ‘CARE PACKAGE’
Drake achieves his ninth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his new archival compilation album, Care Package, premieres in the top slot. The set, which was released on Aug. 2 via OVO Sound/Republic Records, launches with 109,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending Aug. 8, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 16,000 were in album sales.
Care Package collects 17 of Drake’s stray tracks — many of which were never officially released and only available via Soundcloud or YouTube. READ MORE
DRAKE’S ‘CARE PACKAGE’ BECOMES HIS NINTH NO. 1 ALBUM
Drake’s weekend just got better as news came in that Care Package hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. This makes it the Canadian rapper’s ninth No. 1 album.
Care Package features 17 tracks, many of which were never officially released. Since the release on Aug. 2, 109,000 equivalent album units were earned in the United States. READ MORE
DRAKE CHARTS HIS NINTH NO. 1 ALBUM WITH SURPRISE RELEASE ‘CARE PACKAGE’
Whether he tells fans a new album is coming in several weeks or in just a few hours, Drake has now issue going straight to No. 1 whenever he has a new collection of tunes to offer the world.
The hip-hop powerhouse is back atop the Billboard 200 this week with Care Package, a release he announced just hours before it was made available on streaming platforms and in digital stores. The set shifted 109,000 equivalent units. Of that sum, 16,000 were actual sales, with a sizable stream count making up most of the rest of the units. READ MORE