Rapper Kendrick Lamar topped the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday for the first time, as his latest album became the second biggest seller of the year so far.
According to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, Lamar’s third studio record, “To Pimp A Butterfly,” has sold 324,000 albums and 125,000 songs wirh 3.9 million streams for a tally of 363,000 units.
It came in behind Drake’s “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” album, which sold 495,000 albums in its opening week in February, becoming 2015’s biggest seller so far.
The Billboard 200 chart tallies album sales, song sales, and streaming activity.
Ten song sales are the equivalent to an album as are 1,500 unique streaming users for the Billboard 200.