Miguel’s ‘Wildheart’ Tops R&B Albums Chart

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Miguel‘s Wildheart is Number 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The project sold over 40,000 copies in its debut week, which was enough to top the charts. Wildheart is also sitting at Number 2 on the Billboard 200. The chart-topper is led by the single “Coffee,” which is currently Number 28 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This marks Miguel’s third studio album, his other projects include All I Want Is You (2010) and Kaleidoscope Dream (2012).

The current Number 1 album on the Billboard 200 is Meek Mill’s Dreams Worth More Than Money, which sold over 240,000 copies in its first week. This is the rapper’s first album to top the Billboard 200. Three singles have been dropped from Dreams Worth More Than Money including “Check,” “All Eyes on You,” and “R.I.C.O.” The Number 1 project features guest appearances by Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Drake, The Weeknd, and more. Dreams Worth More Than Money is Mill’s second studio album, his other album Dreams and Nightmares was released three years ago.

Besides Dreams Worth More Than Money (Number 1) and Wildheart (Number 2), the rest of the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart includes Taylor Swift’s 1989 at Number 3, Ed Sheeran’s X at Number 4, James Taylor’s Before This World at Number 5, Breaking Benjamin’s Dark Before Dawn at Number 6, X Ambassadors’ VHS at Number 7, Sam Hunt’s Montevallo at Number 8, August Burns Red’s Found In Far Away Places at Number 9, and Magic Mike XXL soundtrack at Number 10.

Meek Mill also tops the Billboard Artist 100 this week, which dropped Taylor Swift from the Number 1 position. Last week, Mill was Number 72 on the chart, but his new Number 1 album helped him skyrocket to the top of the Artist 100. The chart is based on album sales, radio airplay, streaming, and social media interaction. Mill is the third rapper to top the Artist 100- the other rappers include Drake and Kendrick Lamar. Drake spent two weeks at Number 1 on the chart, and Lamar spent one week at the top of the Artist 100. The artists rounding out the Top 5 on the Artist 100 include Taylor Swift at Number 2, The Weeknd at Number 3, Maroon 5 at Number 4, and Ed Sheeran at Number 5. Before being dethroned from the Number 1 spot on the Artist 100, Swift had spent 31 non-consecutive weeks at the top of the chart.

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