Roddy Ricch Rules Billboard 200, Holds Justin Bieber From Taking Top Spot on Hot 100

The rapper becomes the first artist to lead both Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously since Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper with ‘Shallow’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ soundtrack album.

AceShowbiz -This week is surely a good week for Roddy Ricch. His debut album, “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”, is back at No. 1 on Billboard 200 with 97,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending January 9, according to Nielsen Music.

In addition to topping the weekly album chart, Roddy finds himself at the top spot of Billboard’s Hot 100 thanks to his single “The Box” that gains 68.2 million streams in the United States. By doing so, the rapper successfully holds off a strong contender, Justin Bieber‘s “Yummy”, which debuts at No. 2 with 29.3 million streams. Furthermore, he becomes the first artist to lead both Hot 100 and Billboard 200 since Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper with “Shallow” and “A Star Is Born” soundtrack album.

Back to the Billboard 200 chart, most of the rest of the top ten are albums that have previously resided at the top spot. Starting from No. 2 is Post Malone‘s “Hollywood’s Bleeding” that sold 65,000 units, followed by Harry Styles‘ “Fine Line” at No. 3 with 49,000 units. Travis Scott (II)-led project’s Jackboys, meanwhile, has to see their self-titled album falling to No. 4 with 47,000 units in its second week.

Trailing behind it is “Frozen II” soundtrack album, which holds its No. 5 position with 42,000 units. DaBaby‘s “Kirk” ascends to No. 6 with 41,000 units, while Billie Eilish‘s “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” moves down to No. 7 with 38,000 units. As for Young Thug‘s “So Much Fun”, the record falls one spot to No. 8 with 35,000 units.

Summer Walker‘s debut album “Over It” occupies the No. 9 spot with 30,000 units, as Rod Wave‘s new album “Ghetto Gospel” returns to its No. 10 peak with 27,000 units.

  1. “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” – Roddy Ricch (97,000 units)
  2. “Hollywood’s Bleeding” – Post Malone (65,000 units)
  3. “Fine Line” – Harry Styles (49,000 units)
  4. “Jackboys” – Jackboys (47,000 units)
  5. Frozen II” Soundtrack Album – Various Artists (42,000 units)
  6. “Kirk” – DaBaby (41,000 units)
  7. “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go” – Billie Eilish (38,000 units)
  8. “So Much Fun” – Young Thug (35,000 units)
  9. “Over It” – Summer Walker (30,000 units)
  10. “Ghetto Gospel” – Rod Wave (27,000 units)

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