Slipknot beats Trippie Redd and Rick Ross to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart

Rick Ross logged his tenth top ten album.

August 19, 2019
Slipknot beats Trippie Redd and Rick Ross to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart Rick Ross:Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for BET Trippie: Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images for Republic Records

Billboard is reporting that Slipknot have beat out Rick Ross and Trippie Redd to land at number one on this week’s Billboard 200 album chart. The band’s first album in five years tallied 127,000 units moved, with just over 100,000 of those units in pure sales — a fairly large number for today’s streaming-dominated charts.

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Debuting below Slipknot is Ross, who comes in at #2 with his new album Port of Miami 2, his tenth top ten record. Port of Miami 2 moved 80,000 units, marking his highest placement since 2014’s Mastermind. At #3 is Redd, whose new album ! bows to 51,000 units.

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Slipknot beats Trippie Redd and Rick Ross to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart