Home MUSIC J-Hope’s ‘Hope On the Avenue, Vol. 1’ Bows at No. 2 on Prime Album Gross sales Chart

J-Hope’s ‘Hope On the Avenue, Vol. 1’ Bows at No. 2 on Prime Album Gross sales Chart

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J-Hope notches his second high 10-charting effort on Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart (dated April 13), as Hope On the Avenue, Vol. 1 bows at No. 2. He beforehand visited the area with Jack within the Field in 2023, which debuted and peaked at No. 2.

Hope On the Avenue, Vol. 1 is certainly one of 5 debuting titles within the high 10 on the most recent chart, because it’s joined by Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter (No. 1), Sum 41’s Heaven :X: Hell (No. 5), Aaron Lewis’ The Hill (No. 5) and mgk and Trippie Redd’s collaborative set Style: Sadboy (No. 7).

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Billboard’s Prime Album Gross sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based mostly solely on conventional album gross sales. The chart’s historical past dates again to Could 25, 1991, the primary week Billboard started tabulating charts with electronically monitored piece depend info from SoundScan, now Luminate. Pure album gross sales have been the only real measurement utilized by the Billboard 200 albums chart by way of the checklist dated Dec. 6, 2014, after which that chart switched to a strategy that blends album gross sales with observe equal album items and streaming equal album items. For all chart information, observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.

Cowboy Carter gallops onto the chart with 168,000 copies bought within the U.S. within the week ending April 4, in accordance with Luminate. Of that sum, bodily gross sales comprise 125,500 (63,500 on CD and 62,000 on vinyl) and digital obtain gross sales comprise 42,500.

Cowboy Carter’s gross sales have been supported by the album’s availability throughout quite a lot of configurations, launched on March 29. It was issued as customary 19-track version on vinyl (throughout 4 variants, every pressed on completely different shade vinyl [black, red, white and blue] with alternate again cowl paintings), a CD with a further tune (“Flamenco”) and a digital obtain and streaming version (each in clear and express variations, with three bonus songs “Flamenco,” “Spaghetti” and “Ya Ya,” plus two interludes). The CD version was issued in 4 variants (every with completely different again cowl artwork). Two of the variants have been bought as stand-alone objects, whereas two of the CDs have been solely obtainable inside two deluxe boxed units (every with a special branded T-shirt contained inside a branded field). All bodily configurations of the album have been bought completely by way of Beyoncé’s official webstore, whereas the digital obtain and streaming editions have been extensively obtainable.

The vinyl version of Cowboy Carter bought 62,000 copies (throughout its 4 variants mixed), marking Beyoncé’s greatest week on vinyl and the biggest week for any vinyl album in 2024.

J-Hope’s Hope On the Avenue, Vol. 1 debuts at No. 2 on Prime Album Gross sales, scoring the second high 10-charting effort for the singer. The set bows with slightly over 44,000 copies bought within the monitoring week. Of that sum, slightly greater than 38,000 have been pushed by CD gross sales. The album’s gross sales have been supported by eight collectible CD editions (together with unique variants for Goal, Walmart and the Weverse retailer), all containing branded paper merchandise.

A pair of former No. 1s from Taylor Swift observe J-Hope, as Lover rises 7-3 (10,000; up 8%) and 1989 (Taylor’s Model) bumps 5-4 (9,000; down 6%).

Sum 41’s Heaven :X: Hell begins at No. 5 with slightly over 7,000 bought, marking the fifth high 10-charting set and highest-charting effort ever for the act. The set’s gross sales have been bolstered by its availability throughout eight vinyl variants, which mixed to promote practically 4,000 copies – the act’s greatest gross sales week on vinyl.

Aaron Lewis’ The Hill debuts at No. 6 with slightly below 7,000 bought – largely from gross sales of its digital obtain album (about 4,000). It was additionally obtainable as a typical CD and in two vinyl variants. The Hill is the fifth high 10-charting set for Lewis.

The primary collaborative album from mgk and Trippie Redd, Style: Sadboy, begins at No. 7 with practically 7,000 bought (largely from its digital obtain). It’s the seventh high 10 for mgk and sixth for Trippie Redd.

Closing out the highest 10 on Prime Album Gross sales are three former chart-toppers: Swift’s Folklore (13-8 with practically 6,500; down lower than 1%), Ariana Grande’s Everlasting Sunshine (10-9 with simply over 6,000; down 19%) and TWICE’s With YOU-th (12-10 with 6,000; down 15%).

Within the week ending April 4, there have been 1.343 million albums bought within the U.S. (up 11.9% in comparison with the earlier week). Of that sum, bodily albums (CDs, vinyl LPs, cassettes, and so on.) comprised 997,000 (up 11.8%) and digital albums comprised 346,000 (up 12.1%).

There have been 518,000 CD albums bought within the week ending April 4 (up 21.4% week-over-week) and 475,000 vinyl albums bought (up 2.9%). Yr-to-date CD album gross sales stand at 6.173 million (down 32% in comparison with the identical timeframe a 12 months in the past) and year-to-date vinyl album gross sales complete 6.425 million (down 48.9%).

Total year-to-date album gross sales complete 16.883 million (down 36.9% in comparison with the identical year-to-date timeframe a 12 months in the past). Yr-to-date bodily album gross sales stand at 12.661 million (down 41.9%) and digital album gross sales complete 4.221 million (down 15.1%).

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