Big Sean Scores #1 Album With “I Decided.”

Big Sean earns the second #1 album of his career with I Decided. topping this week’s Billboard 200 chart. A surge in sales brings Lady Gaga’s Joanne to #2 after her Super Bowl halftime show performance and Migos slides into the next spot at #3 in Culture‘s second week.

Fans Decided To Buy Big Sean’s I Decided.

Big Sean follows up the success of his chart-topping Dark Sky Paradise with another #1 album. I Decided. sold a total of 150,818 equivalent album units upon its debut. An impressive 65,000 of those were pure album sales while the project was streamed 110.6 million times. Sean Don celebrated the feat with a surprise show in Los Angeles featuring DJ Khaled, G.O.O.D. Music President Pusha T and his girlfriend, Jhené Aiko.

Migos’ “Culture” Slips Down To #3

After a monster first week, Migos’ Culture lands at #3 on this week’s chart. The album sold 68,476 equivalent units — a 48 percent drop from its debut sales cycle. The trio continues to dominate airwaves with “Bad and Boujee” and still saw 80.7 million streams of the project.

Beyoncé’s LEMONADE Sees Surge

As her LEMONADE album was nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammys, Beyoncé saw a 34 percent increase in sales as the project lands at #33. The LP sold 13,105 units and was streamed 861,000 times. It doesn’t hurt that Queen Bey broke the internet with her announcement that she was pregnant with twins.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 02/09/2017

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.

#1 Big Sean — I Decided. — 150,818 (64,978) [110,676,714]

#3 Migos — Culture — 68,476 (7,482) [80,676,33]

#5 The Weeknd — Starboy — 47,148 (9,626) [44,678,980]

#7 Bruno Mars — 24K Magic — 31,579 (15,249) [14,789,517]

#9 Post Malone — Stoney— 27,390 (2,894) [32,370,975]

#15 Drake – VIEWS — 24,795 (3,948) [27,966,641]

#17 Kehlani —SweetSexySavage — 23,058 (6,228) [23,534,494]

#20 Rihanna — Anti— 20,264 (3,354) [17,720,068]

#23 J. Cole — 4 Your Eyez Only — 18,983 (5,229) [19,392,023]

#26 Travis Scott — Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight — 16,642 (1,436) [20,537,431]

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