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Adele’s ‘30’ spends 2nd week at No. 1 on Billboard 200


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Adele’s 30 spends a second week atop the Billboard 200 albums chart, as the set earned 288,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Dec. 2, according to MRC Data. That’s down 66% compared to its chart-topping debut sum of 839,000 units a week earlier.

30 logs the largest second week for an album in over three years, since Drake’s Scorpion earned 335,000 units its sophomore frame (chart dated July 21, 2018).


Of 30’s 288,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S., album sales comprise 225,000 (down 68%), SEA units comprise 61,000 (down 57%, equaling 81.33 million on-demand streams of the set’s track) and TEA units comprise 2,000 units (down 64%).


2. Taylor Swift’s former leader Red (Taylor’s Version) holds at No. 2 with 102,000 equivalent album units earned (down 36%).
3. Bublé’s Christmas jumps 9-3 with 59,000 equivalent album units (The album benefits from its tracks being featured on holiday playlists in leading streaming services, as well as a recently released 10th anniversary edition of the album that includes bonus songs.)
4. Olivia Rodrigo’s former No. 1 Sour rises 8-4 with 48,000 equivalent album units earned (up 21%) following promotion of the album’s vinyl LP at Target stores ( album sales comprise 21,000 of which 14,000 are in vinyl LP sales). 
5. Drake’s Certified Lover Boy falls 3-5 with 48,000 equivalent album units
6. Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album dips 5-6 with 45,000 units 
7  Summer Walker’s  Still Over It descends 6-7 with 40,000 units
8. Silk Sonic’s An Evening With Silk Sonic falls 4-8 with 37,000 units
9. The Weeknd’s The Highlights rises 10-9 with nearly 37,000 units
10. Vince Guaraldi Trio’s A Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack returns to the top 10, climbing 21-10 with 36,000 equivalent album units

Edited by Teletubby
"I don't care about facts" ~ @Jill (July 27th, 2021)
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