Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book Becomes First Streaming-Exclusive To Chart On Billboard 200

The album debuted at No. 8.

May 22, 2016
Chance The Rapper’s <i>Coloring Book</i> Becomes First Streaming-Exclusive To Chart On Billboard 200 Randy Holmes / Getty Images

Chance the Rapper's third full-length project Coloring Book has become the first streaming-exclusive release to chart on the Billboard 200, Billboard reports. The album, which is a two-week exclusive to Apple Music, debuted at No. 8 on the chart. Coloring Book was streamed on Apple Music 57.3 million times.

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Chance's mentor Kanye West announced earlier this year that he would no longer be releasing physical albums; As of now, Chance has announced no plans for a Coloring Book physical release. Kanye's 2016 album The Life of Pablo became the first album to reach the No. 1 spot with more than half of its sales coming from online streams earlier this year.

Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book Becomes First Streaming-Exclusive To Chart On Billboard 200