“Sincerely, Kentrell” Topple “Certified Lover Boy” to debut at top of Billboard 200.
Last week, NBA Youngboy dropped his long-awaited album “Sincerely, Kentrell” and the project was battling Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy” on the US Billboard 200 Chart. Now the final numbers are in, and NBA Youngboy’s album earned the number 1 spot on Billboard 200 with moving around 138k copies in the first week. The project just managed to surpass Drizzy, whose “CLB” album earned 135k sales in its fourth week.
Sincerely, Kentrell debuted on the chart this week with a total of 137,775 equivalent album units, comprising 10,199 album sales, 701 track equivalent album units, and 126,874 streaming equivalent album units, according to HITS Daily Double. CLB, which had a three-week reign at No. 2 with 134,949 equivalent album units, falls to No. 2 following a few thousand unit lead.
Last week, the Toronto rapper earned the third successive week number 1, after declining a top spot to Lil Nas X’s latest project “MONTERO“. Drake’s album debuted at #1 in the first week, with the highest numbers of 2021, 604k.
NBA Youngboy’s latest project featured 23 tracks with no guest appearances. The incarcerated rapper’s last year’s album “Top” also debuted at #1 on the US Chart.
Lil Nas X, Kanye West, and Olivia Rodrigo are at Nos. 3, 4, and 5 on the chart, respectively, while Doja Cat, Morgan Wallen, The Kid LAROI, Billie Eilish, and ITZY round out the bottom half of this week’s top 10.