Drake’s Scorpion Has Spent More Week’s at No. 1 Than Any Album in 2018

Source: Instagram

Drizzy’s reign continues.

Drake’s fifth studio album, Scorpion, is holding onto the No. 1 slot for its fourth week on the Billboard 200 chart now, making it the album with the most weeks at the top of the list in 2018.

WATCH: Drake Drops a Gritty New Video for ‘Scorpion’ Standout “Nonstop”

The rapper beat Post Malone‘s three-week run for beerbongs & bentleys in May. The last album to spend four straight weeks at No. 1 was The Weeknd‘s Starboy from January 21 to February 11 in 2017. Scorpion is the first album to spend its opening four weeks at No. 1 since 2016, when Drake’s last album Views peaked at the top of the Billboard 200 chart for nine consecutive weeks.

At 25 weeks total at No. 1 in his career, Drake now ties Jay-Z for the second-most weeks at No. 1 among rappers. Eminem currently has the most total weeks at No. 1 out of any rapper with 32.

READ: Watch Shiggy Jokingly (Seriously?) Ask Drake for His Rumored $250K

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on different metrics measured in equivalent album units. Units can be comprised of traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Source: Billboard

Ivie Ani

Ivie is a Nigerian-American, native New Yorker, and journalist covering culture. Usually on-air, on deadline, and on point. @ivieani

Published by
Ivie Ani

Recent Posts

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Roc Marciano, Black Thought, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop… Read More

August 12, 2022

The Game Disses Eminem On New Track “The Black Slim Shady”

On new album Drillmatic: Heart Vs. Mind, The Game calls out rival Eminem on 10-minute… Read More

August 12, 2022

8 Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of August 12)

Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion and The Game offer long-awaited albums this week, along with… Read More

August 12, 2022

Beyoncé Is “Everything Everywhere All at Once” In “I’m That Girl” Teaser

With an extended rollout for seventh album Renaissance, Beyoncé has released an official teaser for… Read More

August 12, 2022

In Her Own Words: How KaMillion Became the Breakout Star of ‘Rap Sh!t’

In her own words, rapper and actor KaMillion talks about HBO Max's Rap Sh!t, balancing… Read More

August 12, 2022

Black Thought & Danger Mouse’s ‘Cheat Codes’ is 2022’s Most Bar-Dense Album Yet

A collaborative effort from Black Thought and Danger Mouse, Cheat Codes is packed with the best… Read More

August 12, 2022