Kendrick Spends Another Week at #1

Kendrick Lamar will repeat at #1 on both our charts next week. Here’s how it looks headed into the weekend.

Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) 110-120k Albums / 135-145k SPS
Empire (Twentieth Century Fox/Columbia) 50-55k Albums / 70-75k SPS
*Kidz Bop Kids (Razor & Tie) 35-40k Albums / 40-45k SPS
*Action Bronson (Atlantic) 35-40k Albums / 40-45k SPS
*Earl Sweatshirt (Columbia) 28-32k Albums / 30-35k SPS
Taylor Swift (Big Machine) 28-32k Albums / 45-50k SPS
Sam Smith (Capitol) 23-26k Albums / 40-45k SPS
Fifty Shades of Grey (Republic) 23-26k Albums / 50-55k SPS
Ed Sheeran (Atlantic) 21-24k Albums / 40-45k SPS
*Van Morrison (RCA) 18-21k Albums / 20-23k SPS
*James Bay (Republic) 18-21k Albums / 20-23k SPS
Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville) 17-20k Albums / 21-24k SPS
Drake (YMCMB/Republic) 17-20k Albums / 40-45k SPS
Meghan Trainor (Epic) 15-18k Albums / 30-35k SPS
Maroon 5 (222/Interscope) 13-15k Albums / 35-40k SPS
Sam Hunt (MCA Nashville) 13-15k Albums / 35-40k SPS


In other news, we got this lovely reader feedback recently via Twitter:

Yes, thank you; we're enjoying it very much. But it was the subsequent reply that we found upsetting.

We simply cannot let this stand. That last part should read "THEY'RE junkies."

OK, we feel better now.