'Black Panther' Soundtrack Tops Billboard 200 for Second Week

  /  02.26.2018

King Kendrick extends his reign on the Billboard 200 with Black Panther: The Album.

The Kendrick Lamar and TDE-produced project, which features music from and inspired by the $700 million Marvel blockbuster, earns its second week atop the coveted chart with 131,000 equivalent album units (40,000 traditional) in its second week out.

Black Panther: The Album is the second soundtrack to log two back-to-back weeks at No. 1 this year following The Greatest Showman. It also nabs the biggest second-week total for a soundtrack since 2015’s Fifty Shades of Grey.

Nipsey Hussle enters the chart at No. 4 with his debut album Victory Lap, which earns the highest debut of the week with 53,000 units (30,000 traditional).

Elsewhere on the chart, Migos’ Culture II jumps 4-2 with 64,000 units, Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods dips 2-6 (38,000), Ed Sheeran’s ÷ drops 6-7 (37,000), Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. jumps 9-8 (33,000), and Post Malone’s Stoney descends 8-9 (32,000).

Billboard 200 Top 10

1. Various – Black Panther: The Album – 131,000
2. Migos – Culture II – 64,000
3. Various – The Greatest Showman – 61,000
4. Nipsey Hassle – Victory Lap – 53,000
5. Brandi Carlile – By the Way, I Forgive You – 43,000
6. Justin Timberlake – Man of the Woods – 38,000
7. Ed Sheeran – ÷ – 37,000
8. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. – 33,000
9. Post Malone – Stoney – 32,000
10. Various – Fifty Shades Freed – 28,000


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