ScHoolboy Q Likely to Top Next Week’s Billboard 200 Chart
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.26.2014
It would be his first No. 1 album…
Billboard reports that ScHoolboy Q is likely for the No. 1 spot on next week's Billboard 200 chart with his major label debut album, Oxymoron. This would mark his first No. 1 album.
ScHoolboy's album is expected to sell between 150,000 to 160,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, March 2. The new Billboard 200 top 10 will be released on March 5. The album is ScHoolboy Q's first in a joint venture deal with Interscope Records. ScHoolboy Q has charted on two earlier albums with Setbacks and Habits & Contradictions at No. 100 and No. 111 respectively.
Kid Cudi will likely have the second-biggest debut next week with his surprise release, Satellite Flight, which sold around 90,000 copies. The set arrived in the iTunes story on Tuesday. Kid Cudi announced previously that the set would drop in February, but a date was not revealed. The set is currently only available through iTunes as a full album.
Other albums set for high debuts next week include Romeo Santos and his release Formula, Vol. 2, which could sell around 90,000 copies. Beck's Morning Phase is expected to sell 65,000 copies. Dierks Bentley's Riser is estimated to sell 55,000 copies. And the Fray's Helios will likely sell 35,000 copies.