Kanye West’s new album, Ye, is set to have moved 208,000 first-week equivalent album units.
This ultimately gives West his eighth consecutive #1 album. Meaning, he is now tied with Eminem and The Beatles as the only acts to have eight straight Number Ones. West and Eminem are the only artists to have eight #1 debuts and are both now tied for the second-most #1’s by a Hip Hop artist. only losing to Jay-Z.
Ye’s streak may end next week, because his joint project with Kid Cudi, Kids See Ghosts, is predicted to not take the #1 spot.