Views's success has catapulted Drake into rare solo artist territory. According to Billboard, this is the record's sixth week atop the Album Chart, which hasn't happened for a male artist since 50 Cent's The Massacre was no. 1 in 2005 for six weeks. Eminem's Recovery was the last album by a male artist to chart nearly this well as it held seven nonconsecutive weeks in the top album spot. To get the win Drake moved 135,000 equivalent album units. This includes "traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA)." His sales for the week ending July 9 were down 11 percent from the previous seven days.
June 13, 2016