Kanye West’s “Jesus is King” debuts at number 1 on Billboard 200 chart

by Adam Ford · Nov 4th, 2019 7:45 am

Last Updated Nov 20th, 2019 at 9:09 am

Kanye West’s long-awaited "Jesus is King," which released on October 25, has debuted at number one on the bellwether Billboard 200 chart.

The explicitly Christian-themed album sold 264,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Oct. 31, according to Nielsen Music. 109,000 were physical album sales, while the rest was made up of streams.

"Jesus is King" is West’s ninth consecutive album to debut at number one, which ties Eminem for longest such streak in the chart’s history.

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