Its been a very successful year so far for Canadian rapper Drake,after releasing his fourth studio album ‘VIEWS’,as the album has sold 851,000 equivalent album unit figures from Billboard’s tabulations.
The latest album marks the best sales week he has ever had during his time as a recording artist. According to Billboard figures the album beat the releases of rappers Kanye West ,Kendrick Lamar and singer Rihanna making it the biggest album of this year so far and the biggest male album within the last 3 years.
Reports suggest that VIEWS will guarantee Drake his sixth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with prediction setting the album to have sold at least 1 million equivalent album units the first week of release.
With this sales, it will guarantee that Drake will take over the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s album charts from Beyonce when the results of all other sales become official tomorrow afternoon of May 8. VIEWS is set to become Drake’s sixth consecutive No. 1 album.