Lamar’s ‘Damn.’ scores biggest debut of the year on Billboard chart

April 24, 2017 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rapper Kendrick Lamar scored the biggest debut album of the year on Monday as his latest album “Damn.” sold more than 600,000 copies, eclipsing Drake’s “More Life.” “Damn.”, the third album from Grammy-winning Lamar to top the Billboard 200 chart, sold a total of 603,000 album units that comprised 340 million streams, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. The Billboard 200 album chart tallies units from album sales, song sales (10 songs equal one album) and streaming activity (1,500 streams equal one album)….

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