In its first week, PNB Rock’s TrapStar Turnt PopStar debuts at No.4 on the Billboard 200 with 42,000 equivalent album units with only 2,000 of those units accounting for physical album sales. With the rest of sales allotted to streaming activity, PNB collected 45.73 million on-demand audio streams for the album’s songs.
Previously, the Pennsylvania artist entered the top 40 of the Billboard 200 chart with Catch These Vibes in December 2017 and his GTTM: Goin Thru The Motions in February of 2017, but TrapStar marks the singer’s first top 10 effort.
On the chart he is succeeded by Vampire Weekend, who host No. 1 with 138,000 equivalent album units for Father, marking the largest week for a rock album all year. At No. 2 is Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? with 70,000 units followed by Khalid’s Free Spirit at No. 3 with 49,000.
PNB’s output is followed up by Ariana Grande thank u, next at No. 5 with 41,000 units while P!nk’s Hurt 2B Human drops from No. 1 to No. 6 in its second week with 36,000 units. ScHoolboy Q‘s CrasH Talk is still in the top 10 moving 33,000 units at No. 7 while BTS’ Map of the Soul: Persona shift to No. 8 with 30,000 units. Closing things out are Post Malone and Juice WRLD, with beerbongs & bentleys and Death Race For Love occupying Nos. 9 and 10, respectively.
For Post, it’s a figure just over 28,000 that keeps him floating in the top 10 while Juice accomplishes the same with 28,000 units.