Four new debuts knocked Lady Gaga’s new record to the final spot in the Top 5.


Four new debuts knocked Lady Gaga’s latest to the final spot in the Top 5.

Rapper Jeezy scored his third No. 1 album with Trap or Die 3, pulling in 89,000 sales plus streaming (73,000 in traditional sales). It’s also Jeezy’s eighth consecutive top 10.

Other newcomers to bump Mother Monster to No. 5 included Kenny Chesney’s Cosmic Hallelujah at No. 2 with just under 89,000 units earned (79,000 in traditional album sales), Meek Mill’s DC4 debuts at No. 3 with 87,000 units (and 45,000 in traditional album sales) and Avenged Sevenfold’s The Stage with 76,000 units (and 72,000 in traditional album sales) at No. 4.

Gaga rolled in with 61,000 units.

Rounding out the Top 10 included Pentatonix’s A Pentatonix Christmas at No. 6, Drake’s Views at No. 7, then the Suicide Squad Soundtrack, the Hamilton Cast soundtrack and Michael Buble’s Nobody But Me.

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