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YOUR TOP 20:
SWEETENER CAUSES
A STIR

As it pursues Atlantic in YTD marketshare, Republic appears poised to hold four of the Top 5 this week. Ariana Grande’s projection holds steady for the best opening of her career. Following her death last week, Aretha Franklin’s 30 Greatest Hits is set for a big increase. 

  1. *Ariana Grande (Republic) 210-220k Total, 110-120k Albums
  2. Travis Scott (Cactus Jack/Grand Hustle/Epic) 95-100k, 8-10k
  3. Drake (YMCMB/Republic) 90-95k, 6-7k
  4. Nicki Minaj (YMCMB/Republic) 82-87k, 15-17k
  5. Post Malone (Republic) 54-59k, 4-5k
  6. Aretha Franklin (Rhino/Atlantic) 51-56k, 19-21k
  7. *Cole Swindell (Warner Bros. Nashville) 45-50k, 37-40k
  8. *Young Thug & Young Stoner Life Records (Young Stoner Life/Atlantic) 44-49k, 4-5k
  9. Juice WRLD (Grade A/Interscope) 39-42k, <1k
  10. Cardi B (Atlantic) 36-39k, 3-4k
  11. XXXTentacion (Bad Vibes Forever) 29-32k, 1-2k
  12. Trippie Redd (Tenthousand) 27-30k, 4-5k
  13. Luke Combs (River House/Columbia Nashville) 24-27k, 5-6k
  14. The Greatest Showman (Atlantic) 22-25k, 12-14k
  15. Taylor Swift (Big Machine/BMLG) 21-24k, 8-9k
  16. *Death Cab For Cutie (Atlantic) 21-24k, 16-18k
  17. *Ninja Sex Party (Ninja Sex Party) 20-23k, 18-20k
  18. Lil Baby (QC/Motown/Capitol) 19-22k, <1k
  19. Post Malone (Republic) 18-20k, 1-2k
  20. Ed Sheeran (Atlantic) 18-20k, 3-4k

*DEBUTS

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