ENHYPEN have landed their first No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart (dated Aug. 27), because the group’s Manifesto: Day 1 climbs 2-1 in its third week on the checklist. The set bought 14,000 copies within the U.S. within the week ending Aug. 18 (down 20%). The South Korean group’s album debuted at No. 3 on the Aug. 13-dated chart at No. 3 with 38,000 bought, following its CD launch on July 29.
Manifesto: Day 1 was initially launched to stream and through digital retailers on July 4, however didn’t chart till after its CD hit shops. Since its launch, the album has bought 69,000 copies – with 68,000 on CD (the opposite 1,000 are digital albums).
Like many K-pop releases, the CD configuration of Manifesto was issued in collectible deluxe packages (11 complete, together with a model solely bought via Goal), every with an ordinary set of things and randomized components (like photocards). The set was not issued on another bodily format.
Manifesto: Day 1 is the fourth charting title for ENHYPEN on High Album Gross sales, with all 4 having reached the highest 5 of the checklist.
Notably, the 14,000 bought for Manifesto: Day 1 is the bottom sum for the week’s top-selling album in additional than a yr. The No. 1 on High Album Gross sales final bought as few, or fewer, on the July 24, 2021-dated chart, when Olivia Rodrigo’s Bitter bought 10,000 copies, notching its third nonconsecutive week atop the checklist (of an eventual complete of 4 weeks at No. 1).
Additionally within the new prime 10 on High Album Gross sales: there are debuts from Danger Mouse and Black Thought’s collaborative album, Megan Thee Stallion, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard and Hollywood Undead. Plus, BrockHampton’s year-and-a-half previous Roadrunner: New Mild, New Machine re-enters the chart at No. 5 following its delayed vinyl launch.
Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week primarily based solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Could 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece rely info from SoundScan, now Luminate. Pure album gross sales have been the only measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart via the checklist dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a strategy that blends album gross sales with observe equal album models and streaming equal album models. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
At No. 2 on High Album Gross sales, Hazard Mouse and Black Thought’s collaborative album Cheat Codes debuts with 11,000 copies bought. The long-in-the-works project options company together with A$AP Rocky, Run the Jewels, the late MF Doom, Michael Kiwanuka, Joey Bada$$, Russ, Raekwon and Conway the Machine. Cheat Codes is the very best charting effort ever on High Album Gross sales for both Hazard Mouse or Black Thought.
Cheat Codes additionally bows at No. 1 on Tastemaker Albums, which ranks the top-sellers at unbiased and small chain file shops. It bought 4,000 copies on the indie and small chain sector – 38% of its first-week gross sales.
Harry Styles’ former No. 1 Harry’s Home climbs 4-3 on High Album Gross sales with 10,000 bought (down 1%). The set’s cumulative U.S. gross sales stand at 562,000 since its launch in Could. It continues to be 2022’s top-selling album, and the one effort to promote greater than a half-million copies within the U.S. this yr.
Megan Thee Stallion’s new Traumazine bought 8,000 copies in its debut body, arriving at No. 4 on High Album Gross sales – the rapper’s highest-charting effort but on the checklist. It’s her third prime 10 on the tally total.
BrockHampton’s year-and-a-half-old Roadrunner: New Mild, New Machine re-enters High Album Gross sales at No. 5, following its delayed vinyl launch on Aug. 12. (The vinyl launched was initially slated for April.) The set bought 8,000 copies within the monitoring week, successfully all on vinyl, prompting its No. 1 debut on the Vinyl Albums chart. Roadrunner spent one week beforehand on the chart, when it debuted at No. 3 on the April 24, 2021-dated checklist.
Two former No. 1s are subsequent up on the chart, as Beyoncé’s Renaissance falls 3-6 with 8,000 bought (down 43%) whereas SEVENTEEN’s SEVENTEEN 4th Album Repackage: Sector 17 rises 10-7 with 7,000 bought (up 7%).
King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard notches its second prime 10 on High Album Gross sales – sixteenth charting effort total on the checklist – with the No. 8 debut of Omnium Gatherum, following its vinyl LP launch on Aug. 12. The set bought almost 7,000 copies within the monitoring week – successfully all from its vinyl editions. The band’s album was initially launched for streaming and through digital retail in April.
Rounding out the highest 10 on the brand new High Album Gross sales chart are TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s former chief Minisode 2: Thursday’s Little one, falling 8-9 with 7,000 bought (down 2%) and Hollywood Undead’s new album Lodge Kalifornia, debuting at No. 10 with 6,000 bought. For the latter band, it’s the act’s fourth prime 10 effort
Within the week ending Aug. 18, there have been 1.716 million albums bought within the U.S. (down 0.9% in comparison with the earlier week). Of that sum, bodily albums (CDs, vinyl LPs, cassettes, and so forth.) comprised 1.345 million (down 1.3%) and digital albums comprised 371,000 (up 0.6%).
There have been 624,000 CD albums bought within the week ending Aug. 18 (down 5.3% week-over-week) and 710,000 vinyl albums bought (down 2.7%). Yr-to-date CD album gross sales stand at 21.563 million (down 8.8% in comparison with the identical time-frame a yr in the past) and year-to-date vinyl album gross sales complete 24.466 million (down lower than 1%).
General year-to-date album gross sales complete 59.389 million (down 8.1% in comparison with the identical year-to-date time-frame a yr in the past). Yr-to-date bodily album gross sales stand at 46.356 million (down 4.2%) and digital album gross sales complete 13.033 million (down 19.7%).