Ed Sheeran’s ‘=’ Album Bumps Drake Out Billboard Top Spot


Billboard 200’s top spot has been taken by Ed Sheeran. The fourth No. 1 album by Ed Sheeran is =. The superstar singer is at No.

In his first week, Sheeran moved 118,000 equivalent album units, surpassing the 67,000 that Drake’s Boy Certified to Love YouMade. This is the second time Drake’s CLB has been bumped from the top spot, despite notching five weeks as the chart leader. The previous album to bump Drake was Young Boy Never Broke Again’s Sincerely, Kentrell.

Sheeran led the list previously with No. 6 Collaborations Project (in 2019), ÷ (in 2017) and x (in 2014). His previous charts-topping albums debuted at No. 1.

= album sales comprise 68,000 (making it the top-selling album of the week), SEA units comprise 46,500 (equaling 61.69 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs) and TEA units comprise 3,500.

Also joining the top 10 is Megan Thee Stallion’s Something for the Hotties, a package of loosies to hold fans over until her next album.


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