The rapper’s double LP is up to 1.8 billion streams in the United States, but it faces competition next week from Travis Scott’s “Astroworld.”
The independent Concord Music bought the catalog of the New York salsa label that defined the genre in the 1960s and ’70s in a deal estimated at $30 million.
Drake’s “Scorpion,” had the equivalent of 260,000 sales, while Wiz Khalifa’s “Rolling Papers 2” rolled up with the equivalent of 80,000 sales.
The rapper’s double album easily repeated at No. 1 on the album chart, followed by LPs from Post Malone, Future, XXXTentacion and Cardi B.
John Amato resigned as C.E.O. of the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group weeks after a report that he suppressed articles about a music executive accused of harassment.