Charts analysis: Post Malone scores first No.1 album

Rapper Post Malone’s second album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, makes a big first week impact, debuting atop the chart for the 22-year-old New Yorker on sales of 43,190 copies, including the third highest contribution to date (35,244) from sales-equivalent streams.

Far outperforming his 2016 debut Stoney – which had first week sales of 3,066, took eight weeks to make the Top 75 and 45 weeks to secure its only week in the Top 10 – Beerbongs & Bentleys’ huge streaming ...

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