Justin Bieber scores his seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as “Changes” debuts. The set, which was released on Feb. 14 via SchoolBoy/Raymond Braun/Def Jam Recordings, earned 231,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Feb. 20, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
Bieber leads a busy top 10, where A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Tame Impala and Monsta X also arrive with their latest efforts.
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. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums . The new Feb. 29-dated chart, where Changes enters at No. 1, will be posted in full on Billboard’s website on Feb. 25.
Changes’ 231,000 first-week units represent the third-largest week of 2020 for an album, behind the debut frames of Eminem’s Music to Be Murdered By (279,000; chart dated Feb. 1) and Halsey’s Manic (239,000; also Feb. 1).