Ariana Grande is opening this week’s Billboard 200 at No. 1 as Positions debut with 174,000 equivalent album units, including 129,000 in streaming equivalent album units, 42,000 in album sales and 3,000 in track equivalent album units. This marks the popstar’s overall fifth chart-topper and third No. 1 effort in less than two years and three months, making her the fastest woman in over a decade to collect chart-toppers.
Following Grande at No. 2 is Trippie Redd with Pegasus, which earned 60,000 equivalent album units with 56,000 in streaming equivalent album units, 4,000 in album sales and the rest in track equivalent album units. Other debuts on this week’s chart are Sam Smith with Love Goes at No. 5, Busta Rhymes with ELE 2: The Wrath of God at No. 7 and Queen Naija with missunderstood at No. 9.
Elsewhere on the chart, Pop Smoke remains at No. 3 followed by Luke Combs at No. 4. Juice WRLD at No. 6, Lil Baby at No. 8 and the original Broadway cast recording of Hamilton: An American Musical at No. 10.
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