Big Sean
2.13.2017

Big Sean’s ‘I Decided.’ Debuts at No. 1

Big Sean is making big moves on the chart.

Selling 151,000 equivalent album units (65,000 traditional), the Detroit rapper’s fourth solo album I Decided. debuts atop the Billboard 200, earning Sean Don his second consecutive No. 1 after 2015’s Dark Sky Paradise, which sold 173,000 units (139,000 traditional).

The numbers were based on digital sales and streams alone. Physical copies won’t hit stores until Feb. 17, according to Sean.

To celebrate his chart-topping success, Sean held a secret show for fans at Sayers Club in Los Angeles on Friday (Feb. 10), which was attended by Pusha T, Desiigner, Jhené Aiko, and DJ Khaled.

The 14-track project features the gold-certified single “Bounce Back,” plus appearances from Eminem (“No Favors”), Jhené Aiko (“Same Time, Pt. 1”), Jeremih (“Light”), The-Dream (“Sunday Morning Jetpack”), and Migos (“Sacrifices”).

But the G.O.O.D. Music rapper wasn’t the only one making “Moves” on the chart. Following her show-stopping Super Bowl performance, Lady Gaga’s Joanne soars from No. 66 to No. 2 with 74,000 units. Her 2008 debut The Fame catapults to No. 6 (38,000), while 2011’s Born This Way reemerges at No. 25 (17,000).

Elsewhere, Migos’ Culture dips 1-3 in its second week, earning 68,000 units. The Weeknd’s Starboy falls 4-5 with 47,000 units, Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic remains at No. 7 (32,000), and Post Malone’s Stoney holds steady at No. 9 with 27,000 units.

Billboard 200 Top 10

1. Big Sean – I Decided. – 151,00
2. Lady Gaga – Joanne – 74,000
3. Migos – Culture – 68,000
4. Reba McEntire – Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope – 54,000
5. The Weeknd – Starboy – 47,000
6. Lady Gaga – The Fame – 38,000
7. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic – 32,000
8. Broadway Cast – Dear Evan Hansen – 29,000
9. Post Malone – Stoney – 27,000
10. Various Artists – The RCA-List, Vol. 4