Travis Scott‘s sophomore album Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight is sitting atop the Billboard 200 chart.
The effort is Scott’s first project to top the chart. Physical album sales and streams combined, the album earned 88,000 equivalent album units with 53,000 of being traditional album sales. Songs on the album were streamed 50.2 million times.
Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight is an Apple Music exclusive and is the fifth Apple Music exclusive to hit number one on the charts this year. Frank Ocean’s Blonde, DJ Khaled’s Major Key, Drake’s Views and Future’s Evol are the others. Epic Records is winning right now as Scott, Khaled and Future are all signed to the label.
The album was released on September 2, almost exactly a year after his debut Rodeo was released on September 5, 2015.