Drake’s “Nothing Was The Same” First Week Album Sales Land Him #1 on Billboard 200
Rapper Drake took the #1 spot on Billboard 200 with his latest album Nothing Was the Same with 658,000 copies sold its first week.
The Cash Money/Young Money artist became the second-largest sales week of 2013, according to Billboard after numbers were tallied and revealed on October 1st.
Drake, who has ties to Memphis due to his musician father, comes behind Memphis’ own Justin Timberlake, who released his album The 20/20 Experience in March and managed to tally up 968,000 copies sold.
Nothing Was the Same, Drake’s third studio album features the singles “Started From the Bottom” and “Hold On.”
“Nothing Was the Same” follows behind Drake’s previous two top Billboard albums Take Care released in 2011 (631,000 sold) and Thank Me Later released in 2010 (447,000 sold).