To Morgan Wallen One thing at a time spends a second week atop the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated March 25) as the set earned 259,000 equivalent album units in the United States for the week ending March 16, according to Luminate. That’s down 48% from its debut week tally of 501,000 units a week ago.
One thing at a time registered the second biggest week for an album behind Taylor Swift’s midnight grossed 342,000 units in the week ending November 3, 2022 (November 12 chart), after debuting a week earlier with 1.578 million units.
One thing at a timeThe second week of is almost as big as the first week of Wallen’s latest album, Dangerous: The Double Albumwhich started with 265,000 units (week ending January 14, 2021, January 23 chart).
One thing at a time is the first album by a male artist to spend its first two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since Harry Styles Harry’s house marked its first two weeks at the top of the chart from June 4 and 11, 2022. It is also the first country album to log its first two weeks at No. 1 since Dangerous spent its first 10 weeks at number 1 (charts from January 21 to March 27, 2021). (Country albums are considered hits or eligible billboardTop Country Albums Chart.)
Also in the top 10 on the new Billboard 200 album chart, TWICE and Miley Cyrus debut at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, with their latest efforts, Ready to be and Endless summer vacation. Both artists earned their biggest weeks in units earned since the chart began measuring units in December 2014.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the US based on multimetric consumption, measured in equivalent album units, compiled by Luminate. Units include album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription official audio and video on-demand streams generated from album tracks. The new chart dated March 25, 2023 will be published in full on billboardwebsite on March 21. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.
On One thing at a time259,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending March 16, SEA units included 234,000 (down 39%, equating to 308.06 million official on-demand streams of the set’s 36 tracks), album sales included 21 000 (down 81%) and TEA units included 4,000 (down 53%). Notably, the album’s haul of 308.06 million streams for its tracks represented the second-biggest streaming week for a country album, behind the set’s debut frame (498.28 million).
TWICE marks the top spot on the Billboard 200 as the pop group’s new album Ready to be debuted at No. 2 with 153,000 equivalent album units earned, the artist’s biggest week to date. This is the South Korean group’s fourth top 10 effort. The artist previously reached No. 3 with his last two sets on the charts, Between 1&2: 11th Mini Album and Love Formula: O+T=<3, the 3rd full length albumboth in 2021.
On Ready to be153,000 equivalent album units earned, album sales include 145,500, SEA units include 7,000 (equivalent to 10.28 official on-demand streams of the set’s seven tracks), and TEA units include 500.
Like many K-pop releases, Ready to be was released in collector’s packaging in physical format (11 different CDs [including exclusives for Barnes & Noble, Target and the group’s official webstore] and two vinyls[oneexclusivetoTargetandoneexclusivetotheact’swebstore)86%ofthealbum’sfirst-weeksalescamefromitsCDeditionsCDvariantsof[единексклузивензаTargetиединексклузивензауебмагазинанаакта)86%отпродажбитенаалбумапрезпърватаседмицаидватотнеговитеCDизданияCDвариантина[oneexclusivetoTargetandoneexclusivetotheact’swebstore)86%ofthealbum’sfirst-weeksalescamefromitsCDeditionsCDvariantsofReady contain a standard set of items and random items (such as postcards, photo cards, etc.).
Unusually, Ready to be had a vinyl version of the album available on the same broad release date as the CD edition of the album, as most major K-pop titles in the past were initially only available as a physical album on CD – in no other physical formats (such as vinyl or cassette) .
TWICE recently scored their second hit on the Billboard Hot 100 song chart, with new album “Moonlight Sunrise” spending a week on the list at No. 84 (dated February 4, 2023).
Miley Cyrus’ Endless summer vacation debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 with 119,000 equivalent album units earned — her biggest week since the chart began measuring units in December 2014. Endless summer vacation marks Cyrus’ 14th top-10 effort, including her releases billed to her Disney Channel character Hannah Montana.
On Endless summer vacation119,000 equivalent album units earned, SEA units included 61,000 (equivalent to 80.61 official on-demand streams of 13 tracks from the set – Cyrus’ biggest streaming week for an album), album sales totaled 55,000, and TEA units include 3000. Assist in first week sales for Endless summer vacation were four vinyl variations (including one exclusive to Target and two exclusive to her web store) and two deluxe boxed sets (one with a puzzle and CD, the other with a beach towel and CD) sold exclusively through her web store. 44% of Endless‘ first week sales came from his vinyl releases.
Endless summer vacation was ushered in by the hit single “Flowers,” which spent six weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (as of March 18, the latest published chart). This marks her second No.1 on the chart, following 2013’s Wrecking Ball.
Like Ready to be and Endless summer vacation both launched with over 100,000 units, marking the first time that the chart has contained two debut albums each with over 100,000 units since the chart dated September 10, 2022 – when TWICE also counted. This week DJ Khaled God did debuted at No. 1 with 107,000 while on TWICE Between 1 and 2 debuted at No. 3 with just over 100,000.
Both Ready to be and Endless summer vacation arrive with first weeks so significant that they either arrived in the chart in all four weeks before Wallen One thing at a time debuted (with a March 18 chart date) and posted the same opening numbers, it could have been No. 1. Here are the five weeks at No. 1 leading up to One thing at a timearrival on: March 11 – date chart: 94,000 units (Karol G’s debut week tomorrow will be beautiful); March 4: 87,000 (SZA’s 10th week at No. 1 with SOS); February 24: 93,000 (SOS‘ ninth week at number 1) and February 18: 100,000 (SOS‘ eighth week under number 1).
The rest of the Billboard 200’s new top 10 is made up entirely of former No. 1s. SOS drops 2-4 (76,000 equivalent album units earned; down 8%), tomorrow declines 3-5 (52,000; down 13%), midnight down 5-6 (47,000; down 3%), Dangerous is down to No. 7 (39,000; down 6%), Metro Boomin’s Heroes and villains moves 7-8 (39,000; down 4%), Bad Bunny’s Summer without you falls 8-9 (36,000; down 5%), and Drake and 21 Savage Her loss is unchanged at No. 10 (34,000; down less than 1%).
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