The First Week Numbers for Miguel’s ‘War & Leisure’ Are In

While U2 sits atop the Billboard 200 chart, Miguel's latest set enters the top 10.

Miguel performs on 'The Tonight Show'

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Miguel performs on 'The Tonight Show'

On Dec. 1, Miguel released his fourth studio album, War & Leisure, and now (just a few days later) the first week totals are in. Thus far the record has moved 40,000 units (16,000 of which have come from album sales) which is good for No. 9 on the Billboard 200chart.

That respectable debut position marks the third time that Miguel has cracked the Top 10, after previously doing so with both 2012's Kaleidoscope Dream (which reached the No. 3 spot) and 2015's Wildheart (which made it all the way to the No. 2 position).

In recent news, the singer-songwriter also announced a War & Leisure Tour which will take place on Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, and then pick up again around late February. In fact, the complete list of those dates looks a little something like this:

12-13 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
12-14 Phoenix, AZ – Celebrity Theatre
02-22 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
02-23 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
02-24 Vancouver, British Columbia – PNE Forum
02-26 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
02-27 Aspen, CO – Belly Up
02-28 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
03-02 St. Paul, MN – Palace Theatre
03-03 Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater
03-05 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
03-08 Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre
03-09 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
03-10 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
03-12 Toronto, Ontario – Rebel
03-13 London, Ontario – London Music Hall
03-15 Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
03-16 New Haven, CT – College Street
03-17 Providence, RI – The Strand Ballroom & Theatre
03-19 Boston, MA – House of Blues
03-20 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
03-21 Baltimore, MD – Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
03-23 New York, NY – Terminal 5
03-24 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
03-25 Charlottesville, VA – The Jefferson Theater
03-27 Atlanta, GA – Coca Cola Roxy Theatre
03-28 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
03-29 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
03-30 Miami, FL – The Fillmore Miami Beach
04-01 Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
04-03 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
04-04 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
04-06 Austin, TX – Stubbs
04-07 San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theater
04-09 Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre
04-12 Berkeley, CA – The Greek

As for the rest of the top of this past week's Billboard chart, U2 came in first with their eighth ever album to hit No. 1, after moving 186,000 equivalent units (180,000 of which were traditional sales) of Songs of Experience. That accomplishment marks the first time in eight years that U2 has hit the top spot, and it should also be noted that moving that many units gave the album the prestigious honor of being the biggest single week for a rock album in all of 2017.

As for the 2-8 spots, they were (in order): Chris Stapleton's From a Room: Volume 2, Taylor Swift's Reputation, Ed Sheeran's ÷ (Divide), Pentatonix's A Pentatonix Christmas, Demi Lovato's Tell Me You Love Me, Sam Smith's The Thrill of It All, and Michael Buble's Christmas.

Something tells us those holiday albums won't be hard to jump for much longer.

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