Young Thug

Young Thug Earns First No. 1 Album with 'So Much Fun'

  /  08.26.2019

Young Thug is on top.

The rapper scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with So Much Fun. The album sold 131,000 equivalent album units in its first week, of which 5,000 were in album sales.

The 19-track set, which features collaborations with J. Cole, Future, and Lil Uzi Vert, received 167.9 million on-demand audio streams. It earned the fifth-largest streaming week for any album in 2019 and the second-largest week for a hip-hop album this year following Juice WRLD’s Death Race for Love (176.4 million).

So Much Fun marks Young Thug’s fifth top 10 entry following 2017’s Super Slimey (No. 2), 2017’s Beautiful Thugger Girls (No. 8), 2016’s Jeffery (No. 8) and 2016’s Slime Season 3 (No. 7).

Control the Streets, Volume 2, the second installment in Quality Control’s compilation series, opens at No. 3 with nearly 63,000 equivalent album units. The 36 tracks, including appearances from Migos, Travis Scott, Meek Mill, and City Girls, follows Control the Streets, Volume 1, which debuted and peaked at No. 5 in December 2017.

Elsewhere in the top 10, Ed Sheeran’s No.6 Collaborations Project remains at No. 5 (39,000), while Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You jumps to No. 6 (35,000). Chris Brown’s Indigo slips 6-7 (32,000), Rick Ross’ Port of Miami 2 falls 2-8 in its second week (29,000), and Khalid’s Free Spirit holds at No. 9 (27,000).

Billboard 200 Top 10

1. Young Thug – So Much Fun – 131,000
2. Lionel Richie – Hello From Las Vegas – 65,000
3. Quality Control: Control the Streets, Volume 2 – 63,000
4. Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – 43,000
5. Ed Sheeran – No.6 Collaborations Project – 39,000
6. Lizzo – Cuz I Love You – 35,000
7. Chris Brown – Indigo – 32,000
8. Rick Ross – Port of Miami 2 – 29,000
9. Khalid – Free Spirit – 27,000
10. Shawn Mendes – 27,000


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