After being No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the tenth week, Adele’s 25 has been knocked down to No. 2. Instead, The 1975 earns their first No. 1 album with their second album, I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware. The album earned 108,000 units this week and sold 98,000 in pure album sales.
A new entry is Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, which debuted at No. 4 with 61,000 units (51,000 are pure album sales). The Seattle duo’s last album, The Heist, debuted at No. 2 with 78,000 units in its first week. The Heist went on to generate Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers including “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.”
So far, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made has spawned “Downtown” that peaked at No. 12 on the Hot 100.