Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ Debuts Atop Billboard 200

Kendrick Lamar‘s new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers has debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart dated May 28.

The fifth studio album by Lamar toped the list with 295,500 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending May 19, as per Luminate data.

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, released on May 13 by PGLang, Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records, marks the rapper’s fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart.

It comes after a gap of five years.

The 18-track album is split into two parts, each containing nine tracks. The first half is named Big Steppers and the second half is named Mr. Morale.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units, compiled by Luminate. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Bad Bunny‘s Un Verano Sin Ti has fallen to the No. 2 slot and is followed by Future‘s I Never Liked You at No. 3 on the new Billboard 200 chart.

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