Silk Sonic debuts at number 2 on the Billboard 200

Silk Sonic debuts at number 2 on the Billboard 200

Silk Sonic rockets into the Billboard 200.

The duo Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak debut at number 2 on the album chart with their debut joint, An evening with Silk Sonic. The 9-track project kicks off with 104,000 equivalent album units earned, with album sales reaching 42,000.

It marks the fourth top 10 for Bruno and the second top 10, and highest-grossing album to date, for Anderson .Paak, who previously peaked at No. 4 with 2019’s Ventura.

An evening with Silk Sonic led to a trio of hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including “Smokin Out the Window” (No. 5), “Skate” (No. 14), and “Leave the Door Open,” which spent two weeks at #1. April.

Taylor Swift earns her 10th number 1 album on the Billboard 200 with Red (Taylor’s version), which earned 605,000 equivalent album units. It’s set to be the second-biggest week of the year, after Drake’s opening week of 613,000 Certified Lover Boy in Sept.

Last week’s leader, Summer Walker’s still left, falls 1-4 in its second week with 64,000 equivalent album units. Certified Lover Boy slides 3-5 (57,000), and Ed Sheeran’s = drops 4-7 (38,000).

Kanye West’s former No. 1 Thursday rises 13-9 with 37,000 equivalent album units, thanks to a deluxe version with additional tracks. Doja Cat’s Planet Her completes the top 10 with 35,000 units.

Billboard 200 Top 10

1. Taylor Swift – Red (Taylor’s version) – 605,000
2. Silk Sonic – An evening with Silk Sonic – 104,000
3. TWICE – Formula of love: O+T= – 66,000
4. Summer Hiker – still left – 64,000
5. Drake Certified Lover Boy – 57,000
6. Morgan Wallen – Dangerous: The Double Album – 45,000
7. Ed Sheeran – = – 38,000
8. Jason Aldean – Macon – 37,000
9. Kanye West Thursday – 37,000
10. Doja Cat – Planet Her – 35,000


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