Probability the Rapper's streaming-solely album hits Billboard chart

Chance the Rapper's streaming-only album hits Billboard chart

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In late 2014, the Billboard 200 chart started to take into consideration each album gross sales and streaming performs for its rankings. When the record is up to date this week, the primary streaming-solely album might be included on the chart. Probability the Rapper’s Coloring Ebook debuted at quantity eight on the listing with 38,000 in equal gross sales since its debut on Might thirteenth. The album is an Apple Music unique till Might twenty seventh the place it has tallied fifty seven.three million streams to date. In response to Billboard, there are not any plans to make the album out there on the market. When Billboard began together with streams over a yr in the past, it introduced that 1,500 streams from an album would translate to “an equal album unit.”

You may be considering that Kanye West’s The Lifetime of Pablo ought to’ve been the primary report to realize this feat. It will’ve been, however although most of its performs (ninety nine.ninety three % within the final week) got here from streaming, that album was put up on the market. With streaming exclusives turning into a part of excessive-profile album releases, we’re positive to see extra subscription-solely titles hit the chart sooner or later.