Jay Z’s Lands His 14th No. 1 Album With ‘4:44’ on the Billboard 200 Chart

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A week after its exclusive Tidal release, Jay Z’s ‘4:44′ debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 100! As well as moving 262,000 equivalent album units with 174,000 of which coming from traditional album sales, 4:44 had the fourth-largest week this year, trailing after Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ (603,000 units), Drake’s ‘More Life’ (505,000) and Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ (451,000). Of those 174,000 in sales, 131,000 came as a download while 43,000 were from CDs.

Jay Z’s latest album also became the fourth-biggest streaming debut this year!  Of the reported 262,000 units, 7,000 were track equivalent albums (TEA) while 82,000 units were the result of streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

JAY-Z, who’s also announced a 4:44 tour, has shared another music video in support of his successful new album 4:44. The latest visual accompaniment is for his track ‘Bam,’ and it also happens to be the first of the 4:44 visuals that JAY-Z is actually in. You can watch the video via Tidal.