Astroworld marks the second biggest opening for an album in 2018 with the record-shifting 537,000 units (270,000 in traditional album sales). Moreover, the achievement earned Scott his second number one on the album chart. His previous release, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, in 2016, moving 88,000 units. Drake’s Scorpion now sits in second place followed by Mac Miller’s Swimming.
Astroworld, which was released last week, includes guest appearances from Drake, Stevie Wonder, Frank Ocean, Swae Lee and many more. The release of the album was followed by a video for “Stop Trying to Be God” and the announcement of the first-ever Astroworld festival.
Revisit the album below.
In other music news, Kanye West drops new song “XTCY.” Listen here.