25 Chart Takeaways: Jeezy No. 1 on Billboard 200

Jeezy, Trap or Die 3 © Def Jam

Billboard: Jeezy (Trap or Die 3) Narrowly Takes No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Kenny Chesney (Cosmic Hallelujah) settles for no. 2.

It was a close one on the latest edition of the Billboard 200, but Jeezy won the race.  His latest album, Trap or Die 3, debuts at no. 1 on the Billboard 200.  Jeezy moved a respectable 89,000 units.  He beat out Kenny Chesney for top honors. Chesney had to settle for no. 2 with Cosmic Hallelujah.  Beyond Jeezy and Chesney, there are a number of notable stories on the Billboard 200 dated November 19, 2016.


  1. Jeezy narrowly takes Trap Or Die 3 to no. 1 on the Billboard 200.



  1. Kenny Chesney (Cosmic Hallelujah) settles for no. 2, narrowly underperforming Jeezy.


  1. Meek Mill wasn’t far off the race between Jeezy and Kenny Chesney. DC4 debuts respectably at no. 3.



  1. Avenged Sevenfold shocks the world with the early release of The Stage. The Stage starts at no. 4.


  1. Lady Gaga sees Joanne slip from no. 1 to no. 5 in its second charting week.


  1. A Pentatonix Christmas dips from no. 3 to no. 6 in its second charting week.



  1. Michael Bublé takes the worst tumble of last week’s top-three albums. Nobody But Me slides from no. 2 to no. 10.



  1. Tove Lo just misses the top 10. Lady Wood settles for a no. 11 start.


  1. Keith Urban sees a huge boost for Ripcord. The album rises from no. 31 to no. 12.



  1. A$AP Mob debuts at no. 13 with Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends.


  1. The Piano Guys take Uncharted to no. 15.


  1. Thomas Rhett ascends back into the top-25 of the Billboard 200 as Tangled Up moves from no. 105 to no. 23.



  1. Country artist Brett Eldredge sees his Christmas album Glow start at no. 29.



  1. Korn sees The Serenity of Suffering slide from no. 4 to no. 37 in its second week.


  1. Memphis May Fire takes This Light I Hold to a top-50 start (no. 42).


  1. Jimmy Buffet debuts at no. 50 with holiday effort, ‘Tis the Season.


  1. Empire of the Sun debuts at no. 51 with Two Vines.



  1. Kings of Leon have a flop on their hands. Walls dips from no. 20 to no. 58 after just three charting weeks.


  1. Norah Jones takes a mighty tumble. Day Breaks slides from no. 30 to no. 62. It has charted for just four short weeks.


  1. Chris Tomlin free falls. Never Lose Sight plummets from no. 6 to no. 84.



  1. Green Day, like Kings of Leon and Norah Jones, has a flop on its hands. Revolution Radio slides 51 spots (no. 41 to no. 92).


  1. Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s The Ghosts of Christmas Eve slides 84 spots from no. 9 to no. 93.


  1. Kip Moore debuts at no. 97 with Underground (EP).




  1. James Arthur debuts at no. 126 with Back from the Edge.


  1. The Pretty Reckless (Who You Selling For) slides from no. 13 to no. 149.


Photo Credit: Def Jam

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