(AllHipHop News) Even after a delayed release for his sophomore LP, Lil Uzi Vert is still a streaming juggernaut. Eternal Atake opened at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 400 million streams in the US.
That is the largest streaming number since Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V pulled in 433 million plays in 2018. Uzi now sits at #4 on the all-time streaming list behind Drake’s Scorpion (746M), Wayne’s Tha Carter V (433M), and Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys (431M).
Albums with the biggest US streaming debuts
#1 Scorpion, @Drake 746M
#2 Tha Carter V, @LilTunechi 433M
#3 beerbongs & bentleys 431M
#4 Eternal Atake, @LILUZIVERT 400M
#5 More Life 385M
#6 Hollywood's Bleeding 365M
#7 ASTROWORLD 349M
#8 DAMN 341M
#9 KOD 323M
#10 thank u, next 307M
— chart data (@chartdata) March 15, 2020
Eternal Atake collected a total of 288,000 equivalent album units. 9,000 of those units came from pure album sales. Earlier this year, BTS’ Map of the Soul: 7 started with 422,000 units. That makes EA the second-biggest first-week seller of 2020.
In addition, Jhené Aiko earned the highest-charting album of her career with Chilombo debuting at #2 this week (152,000 units). Megan Thee Stallion’s Suga came in at #10 with 41,000 units. Lil Baby’s My Turn slipped from #1 to #4 in its second week.