25 Chart Takeaways: Kodak Black Debuts at No. 3

Kodak Black, Painting Pictures © AtlanticDrake (‘More Life’) and Ed Sheeran (÷) remain firmly planted at nos. 1 and 2 respectively.  Kodak Black bows at no. 3 with his debut album, ‘Painting Pictures.’

Drake doesn’t appear to be fading in the least.  For a third consecutive week, he reigns on the Billboard 200.  More Life keeps the no. 1 spot warm, thanks to streaming in particular. Ed Sheeran continues to trail Drake, as ÷ sits at no. 2.  Beyond Drake and Ed Sheeran, there are many more notable takeaways from the Billboard 200 dated April 22, 2017.  Those takeaways include the debut of Kodak Black (Painting Pictures) at no. 3.

  1. Drake spends a third week at no. 1 with More Life. Nothing new.



  1. Like Drake, Ed Sheeran remains locked in to the no. 2 spot with ÷.



  1. Kodak Black sees his debut album, Painting Pictures, start at no. 3.



  1. Mastodon debuts at no. 7 with Emperor of Sand.


  1. MercyMe earns the final spot in the top 10. Lifer debuts at no. 10.


  1. Miranda Lambert sees a huge gain for album, The Weight of These Wings. The Weight of These Wings ascends from no. 192 to no. 12.


  1. Rick Ross exits the top 10 this week as Rather You Than Me dips eight spots (no. 8 to no. 16).



  1. Trey Songz sees Tremaine the Album slip from no. 3 to no. 19 in its second charting week.


  1. The soundtrack for the HBO Limited series Big Little Lies debuts at no. 23.



  1. YFN Lucci bows on the Billboard 200 with Long Live Nut at no. 27.


  1. Trace Adkins takes Something’s Going On to a no. 35 bow on the Billboard 200.


  1. Young Dolph takes Bulletproof to no. 36 on the Billboard 200.


  1. In a modest week, Bob Dylan sees his triple-disc project Triplicate debut at no. 37.



  1. Reba McEntire gets a lift as Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope ascends from no. 112 to no. 43 in its ninth charting week.


  1. Aimee Mann debuts at no. 54 with Mental Illness.



  1. Leela James debuts modestly at no. 72 with Did It For Love.



  1. G-Eazy & Carnage take their Step Brothers EP to a modest no. 81 debut on the Billboard 200.



  1. Jamiroquai makes a quiet comeback as Automaton debuts at no. 94.


  1. Jackie Evancho debuts at no. 100 with Two Hearts.


  1. The soundtrack for the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why debuts at no. 111.


  1. La’Porsha Renae bows tepidly with her debut album Already All Ready (no. 113).


  1. Goldfrapp debuts at no. 118 with Silver Eye.



  1. Freddie Gibbs takes You Only Live 2wice to no. 124 on the Billboard 200.


  1. Yellow Claw nabs the no. 143 spot with Los Amsterdam.


  1. Body County starts at no. 157 with its latest set, Bloodlust.


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