Drake holds the throne yet again as More Life debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Rick Ross follows closely behind, sitting at #3 with the release of Rather You Than Me with Ed Sheeran’s Divide breaking up the party at the second slot.

Drake’s More Life Gives Him More Billboard Glory

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Drake’s More Life is his seventh project to land at the top of Billboard 200. The playlist pushed more than half a million units its first week, automatically certifying it Gold. It was streamed more than 384 million times as it broke several Spotify and Apple Music records. This follows the success of VIEWS, which sold more than 1 million units its first week, but was also available for purchase (More Life is streaming-only with physicals due out March 31).

Rick Ross Makes Waves With Rather You Than Me

Rick Ross would rather someone else have failing album sales than himself and he doesn’t have too much to worry about with his latest LP landing at #3.  Rather You Than Me pushed 105,650 total units with 70,000 album sales and 45 million streams in its first week. While Rozay has five #1 albums under his belt, 2015’s Black Market landed at #6 upon its release with 64,000 units.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/23/2017

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.

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#1 Drake — More Life— 505,131 (225,202) [384,847,029]

#3 Rick Ross — Rather You Than Me105,650 (70,017) [45,481,393]

#6 Bruno Mars — 24K Magic — 50,614 (21,393) [25,496,852]

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#8 Future — Future — 40,499 (4,758) [47,270,283]

#9 The Weeknd — Starboy — 38,609 (8,393) [33,949,982]

#10 Migos — Culture— 37,042 (2,424) [45,387,267]

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#12 Future — HNDRXX— 48,974 (8,128) [56,274,505]

#14 Big Sean — I Decided. — 26,748 (4,256) [28,888,064]

#15 Post Malone — Stoney— 25,890 (2,210) [31,640,042]

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#16 Khalid — American Teen — 25,088 (3,229) [28,887,991]