Kendrick Lamar Earns First No.1 Album

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Compton MC Kendrick Lamar rules the chart this week as his newest studio album, 'To Pimp A Butterfly', which was released a week early, races to the top of the Billboard 200 with 363,000 equivalent album units including 324,000 in actual sales.

The set, which is his second full-length major label effort and the first chart-topper of his career, was released through Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope Records and set a first-day streaming record on Spotify with 9.6 million listens. Take a look at this week's Top 10 Albums beneath:

Billboard 200

01. Kendrick Lamar, 'To Pimp a Butterfly' – 363,000
02. Empire Soundtrack – 110,000
03. Modest Mouse, 'Strangers to Ourselves' – 77,000
04. Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack – 60,000
05. Taylor Swift, '1989' – 56,000
06. Drake, 'If You're Reading This It’s Too Late' – 52,000
07. Ed Sheeran, 'x' – 49,000
08. Marina and the Diamonds, 'Froot' – 46,000
09. Sam Smith, 'In the Lonely Hour' – 46,000
10. Maroon 5, 'V' – 44,000
Kendrick Lamar Earns First No.1 Album Kendrick Lamar Earns First No.1 Album Reviewed by Celebrity Bug on 3/25/2015 Rating: 5

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