Lil Wayne’s long-awaited Tha Carter V album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. The album was able to gather 480,000 equivalent album units earned from September 28th to October 4th.
That is the the third-largest week for an album in 2018, behind Drake’s Scorpion and Travis Scott’s Astroworld.
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Even more impressive, however, is the fact that the album collected 433 million streams in a week. That is the second-biggest streaming week ever for an album. (Number one is Scorpion.) When it comes to traditional sales — album sales and downloads — the album moved 141,000 copies.
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Tha Carter V is Lil Wayne’s fourth solo number one. Wayne’s first was 2008’s Tha Carter III then I Am Not a Human Being in 2010 followed by Tha Carter IV in 2011.
All these years in the game and Lil Wayne still has it.
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