25 Chart Takeaways: Travis Scott Takes No. 1 on Billboard 200


Travis Scott, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight © Epic

Rapper Travis Scott should be proud of himself.  He released an album on the dead September 2 released date and managed to score his first no. 1 album.  Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight easily took top honors.  Now that’s what you call being opportunistic! Despite a quiet week, there are more chart stories beyond Scott for the Billboard 200 dated September 24, 2016.

 

  1. Travis Scott took advantage of one of the most lackluster weeks of 2016 and came out victorious. Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight easily debuts at no. 1 on the Billboard 200. His debut album Rodeo re-enters the charts at no. 150.

 

 

  1. A Day To Remember also had a sound week on the BB200. Bad Vibrations reverberated with audiences, scoring a no. 2 debut behind Scott.

 

  1. Florida Georgia Line (Dig Your Roots) slips from no. 2 to no. 5 in week two.

 

  1. After shocking the world with another no. 1 album, Barbra Streisand sees Encore slip from no. 1 to no. 6.

 

  1. Frank Ocean sees Blonde slide five spots from no. 5 to no. 10. Blonde has charted for three weeks.

 

 

  1. Ariana Grande knocks on the door of the top 10 as Dangerous Woman ascends three spots from no. 14 to no. 11. 

 

  1. Britney Spears didn’t get too much Glory for her new album, despite the glorious review The Musical Hype gave it. Glory slides from no. 3 to no. 12 in week two.

 

  1. Sia sees This Is Acting rise nine spots from no. 22 to no. 13 on the BB200. This Is Acting has charted for 32 weeks.

 

 

  1. Isaiah Rashad sees The Sun’s Tirade start at no. 17. Respectable enough.

 

  1. Blake Shelton sees If I’m Honest soar up the charts from no. 37 to no. 18. This isn’t the first time this has happened in the album’s chart tenure.

 

 

  1. Tory Lanez sees I Told You dip seven spots from no. 16 to no. 23. I Told You has charted for three weeks, debuting at no. 4.

 

  1. Epic Lit debuts on the Billboard 200 at no. 27.

 

  1. Young Thug takes a tumble this week. JEFFERY slides from no. 8 to no. 31.

 

 

  1. Kelsea Ballerini sees The First Time jump 49 spots from no. 90 to no. 41.

 

  1. Angel Olsen earns the final debut in the top 50 as My Woman lands at no. 47.

 

  1. Red Hot Chili Peppers sees once fading The Getaway improve 75 spots from no. 126 to no. 51.

 

  1. PARTYNEXTDOOR struggles with his third album PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3). This week, it slides from no. 59 to no. 75 after a no. 3 start and four short charting weeks.

 

  1. Dolly Parton falls hard. Pure & Simple dips from no. 34 to no. 77 in week three.

 

 

  1. Justin Moore continues to plummet. Kinda Don’t Care falls from no. 57 to no. 84.

 

  1. Lindsey Stirling (Brave Enough) free falls from no. 44 to no. 89.

 

  1. De La Soul’s comeback album and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY free falls from no. 12 to no. 102.

 

 

  1. Glass Animals plummet in week two. How To Be A Human drops from no. 20 to no. 112.

 

  1. Jake Owen sees American Love improve from no. 188 to no. 126. The album debuted at no. 4.

 

  1. Mike Posner sees At Night, Alone. move up 14 spots from no. 146 to no. 132. The album has charted for 18 weeks, debuting at no. 12.

 

 

  1. Ingrid Michaelson sees It Doesn’t Have To Make Sense slide from no. 19 to no. 184 in week two.
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