Kanye West’s new album Jesus Is King has opened at number one on this week’s Billboard 200 chart.
The project managed to move a total of 264,000 units in its first week. Of that figure, 109,000 were pure album sales, 151,000 were streaming equivalent album units (196.9 million on-demand audio streams) and 3,000 were track equivalent album units. The project marks Kanye’s ninth consecutive debut at number one, matching Eminem’s current streak.
In comparison, Kanye’s last album Ye did 208,000 units in its first week last year.