Bad rabbit‘s Un Verano Sin Ti collects a seventh consecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated August 6). The title earned 98,000 equivalent album units in the US for the week ending July 28 (down 5%), according to Luminate. Un Verano Sin Ti is the album with the most weeks at No. 1 in over a year Morgan Wallen‘s Dangerous: The Double Album spent its 10th and final week at No. 1 on the chart dated March 27, 2021. (The DangerousAdele’s 30 had clocked six weeks at No. 1.)
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the United States based on multimetric consumption measured in equivalent album units, compiled by Luminate. The units include album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The new Aug. 6, 2022-dated chart will be published in full on Billboard‘s website on Tuesday (Aug. 2). For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
Of Un Verano Sin Ti’s 98,000 equivalent album units earned, SEA units include 97,000 (down 5%; equivalent to 135.9 million on-demand official streams of the set’s tracks) and album sales and TEA units make up the rest of the week’s total.
Un Verano Sin Ti has shown strong staying power as it earned more than 100,000 units in its first 11 weeks on the chart. The latest tracking frame is the first to drop below 100,000. Furthermore, the album has dropped less than 10% in weekly units in each week from its fourth to 12th frame. (The album eroded by 34% in its second week, then fell by 15% in its third, and then from its fourth week onward it’s only dropped by 2-9% weekly.)
Un Verano Sin Ti has spent its first 12 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart ranking in the top two. The last album that started off as strong as it was Drake‘s Viewswhich spent its first 17 weeks in the top two (May 21–September 10, 2016-dated charts).
Un Verano Sin Ti bowed out at No. 1 on the chart as of May 21, then stepped away from the top spot for three weeks. It returned to No. 1 on June 18, then moved aside for another two weeks until returning to No. 1 for the last five consecutive weeks.
Un Verano Sin Ti can vacate No. 1 spot in August. 13-dated chart which Beyonce‘s seventh solo studio album, Renaissance, is set to debut on the chart following its release on Friday (July 29). All six of Beyoncé’s previous solo studio sets opened at No. 1.
Wallens Dangerous rises 4-2 on the latest Billboard 200 with 49,000 equivalent album units earned (up 1%), while Harry Styles‘mate formerly No. 1 Harry’s house is a non-mover at No. 3 with 48,000 units (down 8%).
SEVENTEEN logs its highest charting album and second top 10 to date, which 4th album repackage: Sector 17 debuts at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 with 34,000 equivalent album units earned. On the June 18 chart, the South Korean group debuted and peaked at No. 7 with SEVENTEEN 4th album: Face the Sun. The new Sector 17 the publication contains Face the sunsame tracklist, but adds additional songs and renames the album.
Of Sector 17‘s first week units of 34,000, album sales include 31,000; SEA units include 2,000 (equivalent to 3.31 million on-demand official streams of the set’s tracks); and TEA units comprise the rest of the units.
Like many K-pop releases, the CD configuration is off Sector 17 were issued in collectible deluxe packs (six in total, including a Target-exclusive version), each with a standard set of items and randomized elements (such as photo cards and photo books); 99.8% of the album’s first week sales were on CD. The other fraction of one percent was digital album purchases. (The set was not released in any other format, such as vinyl or cassette.)
Future‘s former No. 1 I never liked you rises 6-5 on the Billboard 200 with 33,000 equivalent album units earned (down 5%) and Drake’s chart Honestly, never mind fall 5-6 with 32,000 units (down 14%). Lizzo‘s Particular falls 2-7 in its second week with 29,000 units (down 58%) and Lil Durk’s former leader 7220 rises 10-8 with 28,000 (down 11%).
Jack White collects his sixth solo top 10 album on the Billboard 200 – and his second in 2022 – as To enter heaven alive debuts at No. 9. The set starts with 27,000 equivalent album units earned. Of this total, album sales comprise 25,000, SEA units comprise 2,000 (equivalent to 2.05 million on-demand official streams of the set’s tracks) and TEA units make up a negligible sum. Hvid previously hit the top 10 this year with Fear of dawn, which debuted and peaked at No. 4 on the April 23-dated list. He has also claimed top 10s as a member of bands Raconteurs, The dead weather and The white stripes (three each).
Rounding off the new top 10 is Olivia Rodrigo‘s former No. 1 Angrywhich rises 13-10 with 26,000 equivalent album units earned (down 5%).
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