Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn.' Tops The Charts Again; Joins The Weeknd In L.A.
Mon, 01 May 2017 11:11:16
Kendrick Lamar's new album Damn. is atop the Billboard 200 once again. The rapper added another 238,000 copies to the record's already impressive sales tally, making it two consecutive weeks at number one for Kendrick.
When the album debuted on the charts last week, it set the record for 2017 sales in a week. Despite the expected major drop in sales in week two, it is was still the fourth highest selling week for an album this year.
The rest of the top 10 remained pretty similar to last week. Drake's More Life finished at number two will Ed Sheeran's Divide went in at number three. Incubus' new album debuted on the charts at number four. Also debuting in the top 10 was Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2, which came in at number 8.
The remaining five spots on the Billboard 200 went to Bruno Mars' 24K Magic (Number Five), Chainsmokers' Memories… Do Not Open (Six), the Moana soundtrack (Seven), Future's self-titled (Nine) and the Weeknd's Starboy (Number 10).
Speaking of The Weeknd, he played a show at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on the 25th anniversary of the Rodney King riots. Hometown hero Kendrick joined The Weeknd during the set and rapped his verse on “Sidewalks” followed by a performance of “HUMBLE.” Watch it below.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff