The Weeknd is set to claim the top spot on the Billboard 200 with My Dear Melancholy. The surprise six-song EP is on track to earn 150-175,000 units, according to early projections. Abel Tesfaye’s latest project could also sell 55-65,000 traditional album units, reports HITS Daily Double.
Projections go beyond The Weeknd. Rich the Kid’s debut The World Is Yours is also on pace to earn 50-60,000 equivalent album units (8-10,000 traditional) in its first week out. The star-studded project features Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and more.
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