High Off Life Gives Future His Seventh Number 1
Future is back in a big way. His latest album High Off Life gives the Atlanta rapper his seventh number 1 on the Billboard 200. Earning 153,000 equivalent album units, the album released via Freebandz/Epic Records sores to the top. These numbers are sourced and tracked by Nielsen Music/MRC Data and give Future his biggest week regarding units for a solo album. Furthermore, of Future’s total numbers, 16,000 are in actual album sales. Most of the remaining units come from online streaming. A break down of the sum is as follows: 134,000 streaming equivalent album units which equates to 186.3 million on-demand streams. Album sales total are 16,000 and track equivalent album units equal a little more than 2,000. Most noteworthy, of the 16,000 in album sales – most come from 17 merchandise/album bundles. Additionally, there are two signed physical/digital versions available on Future’s website.
Future has reached number 1 six times beyond High Off Life. Previous number 1s are as follows, DS2, What a Time to Be Alive – with Drake, both in 2015. Evol hit the top in 2016, as well as a self-titled album in 2017. Additionally, HNDRXX also topped the charts in 2017 and Future HNDRXX Presents: The WIZRD reached the peak in 2019.
Of the 21 track album, Future now has the fourth-most Billboard Hot 100 entries ever. Charting 13 songs on the latest Hot 100 from the latest LP. Future is now the ninth act to land at least 100 career Hot 100 entries which moves him up to fourth place. Most notably passing superstars such as Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Chris Brown, Jay-Z, and Elvis Presley. However, Elvis’ career predates the launch of the Hot 100 so that might not be fair. Nonetheless, Future has established himself within the music industry elite.