The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness takes the top spot in this week’s Billboard Top 200 album sales. The album saw 411,467 total activity in its first week on the chart. Dr. Dre’s Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre is the only Rap album in the top 10 sales this week. Nicki Minaj saw a significant climb from last week’s numbers.

The Weeknd Debuts at #1

The Weeknd’s sophomore album, Beauty Behind the Madness, is the singer’s first album to reach the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. 2012’s Trilogy peaked at the #4 spot when it was released. The album sees a 34 percent surge in its sales, landing at the #37 spot. Beauty Behind the Madness saw 411,467 units of total activity, selling 325,518 albums and receiving 57,417,799 streams. Other Rap and R&B albums to debut at #1 recently include Future’s Dirty Sprite 2 with 146,960 total units and Meek Mill’s Dreams Worth More Than Money with 246,288 total units.

Dr. Dre Remains in Top 5

Dr. Dre’s album sales remain strong for Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre. The album is in its fourth week on the charts and stands at the #5 spot with 32,036 total units of activity. Dr. Dre also appears at the #16 spot with N.W.A’s Straight Outta Compton.

Nicki Minaj Climbs the Charts

Nicki Minaj surges up the chart with Pinkprint seeing 13,483 total units of activity. This is a 35 percent increase over last week’s sales. The album lands at the #24 spot on the chart, right behind J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 9/3/2015

Note: The first number below is this week’s “total album equivalent units” count, an intersection of album sales, single sales, and streams implemented by Billboard’s new rating system. A pure album sales figure is available in bold in parenthesis and information about each album’s streaming count is available in brackets.

#1 The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness – 411,467 (325,518) [57,417,799]

#5 Dr. Dre – Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre – 32,036 (27,530) [4,252,671]

#11 Future – Dirty Sprite 2 – 25,812 (10,444) [16,466,636]

#14 Drake – If Youre Reading This Its Too Late – 22,632 (10,027) [14,227,780]

#16 N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton – 19,736 (13,150) [4,067,287]

#23 J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive – 14,126 (6,076) [9,075,771]

#24 Nicki Minaj – Pinkprint – 13,483 (9,967) [8,287,129]

#26 Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money – 13,062 (2,633) [9,926,667]

#29 Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise – 12,137 (2,930) [8,060,960]

#34 Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly – 10,685 (5,656) [5,272,464]