The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness Debuts At No. 1 On The Billboard 200

The second-biggest debut of the year.

The Weeknd’s <i>Beauty Behind The Madness</i> Debuts At No. 1 On The Billboard 200 Christopher Polk / Getty Images

The Weeknd might be the villain we find ourselves rooting for, but Abel doesn't need any more people rooting for him anymore. His debut album Beauty Behind The Madness is sitting at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart, the second-biggest debut of the year according to Billboard. Nielson Music reports that the Weeknd sold 412,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Sept. 3, and of those 412,000 sales 326,000 were pure album sales. This makes Beauty Behind The Madness the second-biggest debut of the year behind (what else) Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late.

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September 06, 2015
The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness Debuts At No. 1 On The Billboard 200