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The First Week Sales For “More Life” Are In, Drake Is Now Tied With Eminem & Kanye West For Second Most No. 1’s

March 27, 2017 by Danny M

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The First Week Sales For More Life Are In, Drake Is Now Tied With Eminem & Kanye West For Second Most No 1 Albums

The first week sales for Drake‘s More Life playlist are in! According to Nielsen Music, the project has moved around 505,000 units since first being released on March 18th, so a big congratulations to the 6 God is in order.

Breaking down the 505,000 number, there were 257,000 sales from streaming equivalent albums, 226,000 from traditional album sales, and 23,000 from TEA units.

As More Life also went No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, this is now Drizzy‘s seventh No. 1 album of his career, which makes him tied with Eminem and Kanye West for the second most No. 1 projects in hip-hop. Jay Z is in the lead with a total of 13.

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Shanell Discusses Adele & If She Thinks White Artists Are Becoming The Face Of Black Music [Video]

June 6, 2016 by Danny M

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Shanell Discusses Adele & If She Thinks White Artists Are Becoming The Face Of Black Music

In part 3 of her interview with DJ Smallz, the Young Money Princess spoke on Adele‘s first week numbers for her 25 album, which was 3.38 million copies.

Shanell also shared her thoughts on if she thinks white music artists are becoming the face of black music.

Hit the jump to check out what SnL said!

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First Week Sales For Drake’s “VIEWS” Album, Physical Copy In Stores Today

May 6, 2016 by Danny M

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First Week Sales For Drake VIEWS Album, Physical Copy In Stores Today

Republic Records have revealed that Drake‘s new album, VIEWS, has sold around 1.2 million units (from digital sales and streaming), as well as been streamed over 250 million times worldwide since it’s release last week (April 29th).

In related news, the physical version of Drizzy‘s VIEWS project is available to purchase in stores and online today. Even though the album is only available exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music, it will be available on the other streaming platforms next week (May 13th).

Congratulations to Drizzy Drake on going Platinum with VIEWS in the first week of release! What is your favorite song off the album?

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Drake Sells Over 630,000 Copies Of “VIEWS” In One Night, Projected To Go Platinum In First Week

May 1, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Sells Over 630,000 Copies Of VIEWS In One Night, Projected To Go Platinum In First Week

During his VIEWS album listening party at LA VIE nightclub in Toronto, Canada on April 29th, Drake revealed to the crowd that he got a text message telling him he had sold 630,000 copies of his latest album in just one night.

It’s also looking very possible that Drizzy will Platinum in the first week with VIEWS as Chart News tweeted the project is looking to do between 1 million in sales, but 1.2 million with streaming.

Do you think Drizzy Drake will go Platinum in the first week with his new album?

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Drake’s “Views From The 6” Album To Be An Apple Music Exclusive For The First Week

April 14, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Views From The 6 Album To Be An Apple Music Exclusive For The First Week

According to BuzzFeed, Drake‘s forthcoming Views From The 6 album will be an exclusive release on Apple Music for the first week starting on April 29th.

If you recall back to last year, Drizzy signed a deal with Apple that was reportedly for $19 million. After the 7 days, you will be able to hear and purchase VFT6 from other platforms.

Not long left now until Drizzy Drake‘s Views From The 6 album drops!

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First Week Sales For Drake & Future’s “What A Time To Be Alive” Joint Project

September 25, 2015 by Danny M

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First Week Sales For Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Joint Project

The first week numbers for Drake and Future‘s joint project, What A Time To Be Alive, are in! According to HITS Daily Double, the project was bought around 339,538 times since it was released on September 20th, but those numbers rise to 378,630 if you want to count streams.

Drizzy and Super Future‘s collaboration project debuted at #1 on the chart this week too, so congratulations to them on that accomplishment. If you haven’t already done so, click here to purchase What A Time To Be Alive from iTunes!

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First Week Sales For Nicki Minaj’s “The Pinkprint” Album

December 24, 2014 by Danny M

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First Week Sales For Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Album

The first week numbers for Nicki Minaj‘s third studio album, The Pinkprint, are in! According to HITS Daily Double, the project sold around 201,000 copies since it was released on December 15th.

If you haven’t already done so, click here to purchase The Pinkprint from iTunes. Did you expect the Young Money Barbie to sell more or less copies than what she did in the first week?

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