Another No. 1.
DJ Khaled lands his third leader on the Billboard 200 as his 12th studio album Khaled Khaled debuts in the top spot. The star-studded set, which features appearances from Drake, Cardi B, and Justin Bieber, opens with 93,000 equivalent album units earned, of which 14,000 were in album sales.
Khaled previously topped the chart with 2017s Grateful and 2016s Major Key. His previous album, 2019s Father of Asahd, debuted at No. 2 behind Tyler, the Creators Igor.
Billboard Billi was overcome with emotion upon learning that he was No. 1. I cried many nights. Tears of JOY and Pain making this album. Everyones beautiful word really touched my heart. God is Great! he wrote. #KHALEDKHALED #1 album in the country.
I cried many nights. Tears of JOY and Pain making this album. Everyones beautiful word really touched my heart.
God is Great!#KHALEDKHALED #1 album in the country ?? @billboard
I told my team I have them permission to film everything. I want my fans to see the real. Just be pic.twitter.com/uMCqi75Wh7
DJ KHALED (@djkhaled) May 9, 2021
Last weeks leader, Moneybagg Yos A Gangstas Pain, drops to No. 2 in its second week with 70,000 equivalent album units, while Justin Biebers Justice rises 5-4 (42,000). Young Thugs Slime Language 2 compilation falls 2-5 (40,000) and Rod Waves SoulFly holds at No. 6 (35,000).
Elsewhere in the top 10, Pop Smokes former No. 1 Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon rises 10-8 (32,000) and The Weeknds After Hours slips 7-9 (32,000).
Billboard 200 Top 10
1. DJ Khaled Khaled Khaled 93,000
2. Moneybagg Yo A Gangstas Pain 70,000
3. Morgan Wallen Dangerous: The Double Album 53,000
4. Justin Bieber Justice 42,000
5. Young Thug Slime Language 2 40,000
6. Rod Wave SoulFly 35,000
7. Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia 35,000
8. Pop Smoke Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon 32,000
9. The Weeknd After Hours 32,000
10. Thomas Rhett Country Again (Side A) 15,000