Major key alert: DJ Khaled has claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The 40-year-old producer’s ninth album, the appropriately titled Major Key, is his first to achieve the honor and knocks Drake’s Views from the top of the chart. Since its late April release, Views had spent 12 of 13 weeks atop the chart, only ceding its spot for one week to Blink-182’s California.
Khaled accomplished the feat despite releasing Major Key as an Apple exclusive on July 29. (The set became available on other streaming services Aug. 5.) Major Key earned 95,000 equivalent album units in its first week, narrowly edging Views‘ 80,000 in the same period.
But Drake’s torrid 2016 isn’t cooling off just yet. The Toronto MC, who has dominated the Billboard Hot 100 via Rihanna’s “Work” and his own “One Dance,” appears on Major Key single “For Free,” which hit No. 14 on the chart last week and continues to rise. And his current Summer Sixteen Tour with Future is one of the year’s must-see concerts.
Elsewhere on the latest Billboard 200, Twenty One Pilots held steady at No. 3 with Blurryface and country artist Jake Owen hit No. 4 with American Love. Rihanna’s January release Anti remained a force to be reckoned with, notching No. 5 on the chart, while Adele’s 25 dropped from seventh to eighth.
Head over to Billboard for more on this week’s charts.