Big Sean's 'I Decided' Tops Billboard 200, Lady GaGa's 'Joanne' Surges Up After Super Bowl

Sean scores his second No. 1 album with his newly released fourth studio album, while GaGa's latest album blasts off to No. 2 following her performance at Super Bowl.

AceShowbiz - %cBig Sean% is the new champion on the Billboard 200 albums chart. His album "I Decided" debuts atop the chart with 151,000 equivalent album units in the week ending February 9, according to Nielsen Music. Of that number, 65,000 were in traditional album sales.

The album gives Sean his second No. 1 set after 2015's "Dark Sky Paradise", which bowed with 173,000. "I Decided", which was released on February 3, also marks Sean's fourth top five-charting album as a solo artist.

Trailing behind Sean is %cLady GaGa%, whose lattes effort "Joanne" soars from No. 66 to No. 2 with 74,000 units (up 818 percent), thanks to her performance at last week's Super Bowl halftime show. Her first studio album "The Fame" is also back in the top ten at No. 6 with 38,000 units (up 986 percent), her second LP "Born This Way" reenters the list at No. 25 with 17,000 units (up 1,117 percent) and "ARTPOP" climbs to No. 174 with 5,000 units (up 420 percent).

Last year's champion, %cMigos%' "Culture" drops two slots to No. 3 with another 68,000 units (down 48 percent). %cReba McEntire%'s "Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope" enters the chart at No. 4 with 54,000 units (52,000 from traditional album sales).

%cThe Weeknd%'s "Starboy" drops one position to No. 5 with 47,000 units (down 7 percent), %cBruno Mars%' "24K Magic" holds on to No. 7 with 32,000 units (up 2 percent), and %cPost Malone%'s "Stoney" is steady at No. 9 with another 27,000 units (up less than 1 percent).

Rounding out the top ten are other newcomers, the Broadway cast recording of "Dear Evan Hansen" at No. 8 (29,000 units) and "The RCA-List, Vol. 4" at No. 10 with 26,000 units, all from streams.

  1. "I Decided" - %cBig Sean% (151,000)
  2. "Joanne" - %cLady GaGa% (74,000)
  3. "Culture" - %cMigos% (68,000)
  4. "Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope" - %cReba McEntire% (54,000)
  5. "Starboy" - %cThe Weeknd% (47,000)
  6. "The Fame" - %cLady GaGa% (38,000)
  7. "24K Magic" - %cBruno Mars% (32,000)
  8. Broadway Cast Recording of "Dear Evan Hansen" - Various Artists (29,000)
  9. "Stoney" - %cPost Malone% (27,000)
  10. "The RCA-List, Vol. 4" - Various Artists (26,000)

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