Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. becomes his third album to sell a million copies

The Grammy-winning effort sold 4,000 copies this week, totaling 1.02 million traditional albums sold.

April 07, 2018
Kendrick Lamar’s <i>DAMN.</i> becomes his third album to sell a million copies Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Kendrick Lamar's fourth album DAMN., released April of last year, just became the artist's third million-selling album to date, Billboard reports. DAMN., which swept all of the hip-hop accolades at this year's GRAMMY's, joins To Pimp a Butterfly, and good kid, m.A.A.d city as the albums from his catalog to sell at least 1 million copies. While the album has already sold a total of around 3 million album equivalent sales — which attribute streaming numbers — the album crossed the million traditional sales threshold by selling 4,000 traditional copies this week. Since the album's release, DAMN. has spent 50 weeks inside the top 20 of the Billboard 200 chart.

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