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‘Encanto’ Spends Eighth Week at No. 1 on Billboard’s 200 Albums Chart – Billboard

the Encanto the soundtrack delights in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart (dated March 12) for an eighth non-consecutive week. The set grossed 80,000 equivalent album units in the US in the week ending March 3 (down 11%), according to MRC Data.

In the past five years, only three albums have spent at least eight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200: Encantoby Morgan Wallen Dangerous: the double album (10 weeks) and that of Taylor Swift Folklore (eight weeks).

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Also in the top 10, new albums from Kodak Black, Tears for Fears and Avril Lavigne are all debuting in the region.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the United States based on multimetric consumption measured in equivalent album units, compiled by MRC Data. Units include album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA), and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals 1 album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 official ad-supported audio and video streams or 1,250 paid/on-demand subscription generated songs from a album. The new table dated March 12, 2022 will be published in full on Billboard‘s website on March 8. For all charting news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.

Of Encantothe 80,000 equivalent album units earned, SEA units include 68,000 (down 11%, equivalent to 101.16 million official on-demand streams of songs from the set), sales of albums include 10,000 (down 16%) and TEA units include 2,000 (down 10%).

Kodak Black collects its fourth top-five album on the Billboard 200, as its latest release, back for everything, bows to No. 2 with 60,000 equivalent album units earned. Of this sum, SEA units comprise 57,000 (equivalent to 84 million official on-demand streams of the tracks in the set), album sales comprise 3,000, and TEA units comprise a negligible amount.

The new album was preceded by the hit single “Super Gremlin,” which reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Jan. 29) — the rapper’s highest-charting song unaccompanied by another act. (He’s only topped with “ZEZE,” featuring Travis Scott and Offset, which peaked at No. 2 in 2018.)

Kodak Black landed its first Billboard 200 No. 1 with its previous top 10, die to livein 2018.

Morgan Wallen’s former number 1 Dangerous: the double album is stationary at number 3, with 42,000 units of equivalent albums (+3%).

Dangerous: the double album has now racked up 59 non-consecutive weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard 200, surpassing that of Taylor Swift Intrepid for most weeks in the top 10 country albums in chart history. Intrepid recorded 58 weeks in the region in 2008-10.

Of all the albums released since 2000, Dangerous Swift’s ties 1989 for the second most important week in the top 10, behind only Adele’s 21who captured 84 weeks in the region.

Gunna’s former No. 1 DS4Ever drops from No. 2 to No. 4 with 38,000 equivalent album units (down 9%), The Weeknd’s compilation The strong points down from 4 to 5 with 34,000 units (but up 3%), the top of Drake’s list Certified Lover goes up 7-6 with 32,000 units (down less than 1%) and former leader Olivia Rodrigo Acid drop from 5 to 7 with just over 31,000 units (down 2%).

Tears for Fears hit the top 10 for the first time in over 30 years, as the band’s new album, The tipping point, debuted at No. 8 – the duo’s highest debut to date. The set is Tears for Fears’ first new studio album since 2004. Everyone loves a happy endingand first top 10 since 1989 The seeds of love peaked at No. 8. In total, The tipping point is the third Billboard 200 top 10 album for the duo (Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith) – the act also spent five weeks at No. 1 in 1985 with songs from the big chair.

The new album’s title track peaked at No. 17 on Billboard‘s Adult Alternative Airplay chart in January. The tipping point opened with performances of Tears for Fears on ABC hello america (February 22), CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (February 24) and a feature on CBS’ Sunday morning (February 20).

The tipping point launches with 31,000 equivalent album units earned. Of this sum, album sales include 29,000 (making it the best-selling album of the week); SEA units comprise 1,500 (equivalent to 2.04 million official on-demand streams of tracks in the set) and TEA units comprise approximately 500 units.

Avril Lavigne is back in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 for the first time since 2013, with her new album, Love Suxbows at No. 9.

Love Sux is Lavigne’s sixth top 10 overall on the Billboard 200, and her seven chart entries have reached the top 15. 2022 also marks Lavigne’s 20th anniversary on the chart – her debut effort, let goentered the June 22, 2002 chart at No. 8 and peaked at No. 2 on the September 28, 2002 chart. It has two No. 1s: Under the skin (2004) and The best fucking thing (2007). She last appeared in the top 10 with her self-titled No. 5 set in 2013.

Love Sux starts with 30,000 equivalent album units earned. Of this sum, album sales include 19,000; SEA units comprise nearly 10,000 (equivalent to 12.61 million official on-demand streams from the tracks in the set) and TEA units comprise 1,000.

Doja Cat’s tops Billboard 200 top 10 planet shewhich drops from 8 to 10 with 29,000 equivalent album units earned (up less than 1%).