The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S., based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums.
The chart ranks albums released in the week ending May 30, 2018, based on their equivalent album units in the United States as measured by Nielsen Music.
The new release, The Man Who Cryed Wolf, debuted at No. 2 on the new Billboard 200 album chart (dated May 31) with 19,721 equivalent album unit equivalent album equivalent album sales (SEA) in the day ending May 31.
The title peaked at No.
“The Man’s” title track, which has a strong sample size and hits multiple key chord structures, reached the top 10 of the chart (debuting at No.’s No. 3) with 9,852 SEA units.
The album peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 in its first week of release.
Elsewhere, The Chainsmokers’ We Are Alive and Adele’s 25 also each reached the chart’s top 10.
The Chains MOB hit the top five, peaking at No, with 3,892 SEA units sold.
The Chainsmoker’s We Are All Alive also cracked the top 50 (with 1,735 SEA units), while Adele ‘s 25 peaked at the top 40 (2,092 SEA).
The Chains MOMB and Adelle’s 25 were also among the most-streamed new releases in the first week, with the Chainsmokes We Are Still Alive topping the chart for the week (4.3 million streams on Spotify).
Meanwhile, Adele 25’s performance in the Top 10 peaked at number six on the chart with 4.5 million streams, while The Chains Are MOB and Adle are both in the top 20 with 4 million and 4 million streams respectively.
Both Adele and Chainsmoke’s performance are well within the Top 20 of Billboard 200 albums in the country.
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