Post Malone’s album set to top Billboard 200
The project has also already been certified platinum.
Post Malone has been putting some serious numbers on the board.
According to early projections, the hip-hop artist’s sophomore project, beerbongs & bentleys, is poised to top the Billboard 200 albums chart and, in turn, dethrone J. Cole’s KOD album.
As reported, Post’s new album is on course to garner the largest-ever streaming week for an album, as well as is poised to land the biggest week of the year for an album factoring in overall equivalent album units.
According to industry insiders, the 22-year-old’s project holds the potential to break a streaming record previously held by Drake’s More Life project, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 348.8 million streams total in March 2017. Early projections showcase Post’s sophomore effort could enter the charts both at the No. 1 slot and with a colossal 400M streams to boot.
While it is still too early to gauge what the final tally will be, Post Malone’s second album has already impressively been certified platinum, reportedly doing so within 24 hours of its release. Previously released singles that helped the superstar rhyme-singer achieve such an impressive milestone include the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “Psycho,” and, of course, his massively successful collaboration with 21 Savage, “rockstar.”
Post Malone and 21 Savage are current on the road for their joint headlining tour, which runs through the summer before wrapping on June 24 in San Francisco.