Lil Uzi Vert Scores First Billboard Number One Album With ‘Luv Is Rage 2’



Lil Uzi Vert debut album Luv Is Rage 2 just earned him his first ever number one album on the Billboard 200 chart.

The highly anticipated project was released last month and went on to sell 135,000 equivalent album units in the first week, 28,000 of those were from traditional album sales, according to Billboard. Lil Uzi Vert has been having a phenomenal year and scored the biggest single of the summer with his single “XO Tour Llif3.” Luv Is Rage 2 also earns the Philly rapper the third streaming debut of 2017 with only Drake’s More Life and Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN showing stronger streaming numbers than him.

This week we also saw rap newcomer XXXTentacion taking the number two spot with his debut album 17. The project sold 87,000 equivalent units in the first week. Fifth Harmony’s self-titled album came in at number four and Kendrick Lamar hold the fifth position with his album continuing to show strong sales with 45,000 copies sold in the last week.

Lil Uzi Vert debut the music video for “XO Tour Llif3” on Monday with his tour mate The Weeknd making a cameo in the gory video. The single won Song of the Summer at the recently held 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

The Ones That Support Me ThankYou …. Yall Ugly ???lol #LuvIsRage2

— Uzi London ????® (@LILUZIVERT) September 2, 2017

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