Chris Brown Scores Third No 1 Album with Indigo
Chris Brown has landed his third number 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his latest release, Indigo. The album launches on top of the list with 108,000 equivalent album units earned in its first week ending July 4th. Of that total sum, 28,000 were traditional album sales. This information is according to Nielsen Music.
Especially relevant, The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption. These units are measured in equivalent album units, traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums. The latest dated chart for July 13th, where Indigo hits the top will be posted on Billboard platforms July 9th.
Furthermore, Chris Brown’s album’s first week was supposed largely by streaming as it scored 76,000 streaming equivalent album units. Additionally, this equates to wowing 97.95 million on-demand audio streams for the lengthy 32 track set. However, it should be no surprise that Indigo was also the most-streamed album of the week regarding total on-demand audio streams. For perspective, Lil Nas X’s 7 tallied 74.8 million on-demand streams with seven songs, as a comparable.
Being no stranger to topping the charts, Chris Brown’s Indigo marks his third leader on the Billboard 200. However, it should be worth mentioning that this is his 10th consecutive top 10 album. It should be noted that every album Brown has released has charted well. Furthermore, the VA singer’s first top 10 came with his number 2 peaking self-titled debut album. This was released in 2005. Breezy’s first two number 1 albums were consecutive releases, in 2011 and 2012. F.A.M.E. and Fortune, respectively. It should be very interesting to see how Chris does throughout the rest of the summer as he releases more videos.