Bryson Tiller Earns First No. 1 with 'True to Self'

  /  06.05.2017

Pen Griffey is on top.

Bryson Tiller has nabbed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for the first time in his career with his sophomore album, True to Self. The project, which dropped May 26 via TrapSoul/RCA, sold 107,000 equivalent album units (47,000 traditional) in its first week of availability.

Arriving a month ahead of schedule, True to Self marks Tiller’s best-performing album to date, surpassing his debut Trapsoul, which peaked at No. 8 in January of last year. The latest also notched 57,000 streaming equivalent albums and 2,000 track equivalent albums.

Elsewhere, Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. stays strong at No. 2 with 84,000 units and Drake’s More Life holds steady at No. 4 with 50,000 units.

Lil Yachty makes the week’s second-highest debut with Teenage Emotions coming in at No. 5. The album sold 46,000 units (20,000 traditional) and marks his highest-charting effort following Lil’ Boat (No. 106) and Summer Songs 2 (No. 197).

Ed Sheeran’s ÷ continues its hold on No. 6 with 40,000 units, Bruno Mars remains at No. 7 with 24K Magic (38,000), and Harry Styles rounds out the top 10 with his self-titled LP, which dips 3-10 with 36,000 units.

Billboard 200 Top 10

1. Bryson Tiller – True to Self – 107,000
2. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. – 84,000
3. The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – 75,000
4. Drake – More Life – 50,000
5. Lil Yachty – Teenage Emotions – 46,000
6. Ed Sheeran – ÷ – 40,000
7. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic – 38,000
8. Chris Stapleton – From a Room: Volume 1 – 38,000
9. Various – Summer Latin Hits 2017 – 37,000
10. Harry Styles – Harry Styles – 36,000


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