“Black Panther” The Album Tops Billboard 200

Not only In Marvel’s Black Panther topping the box office, it’s topping music charts as well.

Though only 3 songs from the album are featured that didn’t stop it from climbing to the top.

Black Panther: The Album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.  According to Nielsen Music, the album sold 154,000 albums in the week ending Feb. 15.  Of that sum, 52,000 are in traditional album sales.

Kendrick Lamar who produced the album is also featured in numerous songs.  Other artists on the soundtrack include SZA, Schoolboy Q, The Weeknd, and 2 Chainz.

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Black Panther is the second soundtrack to top the 200 chart in 2018.  The first is The Greatest Showman. 

 Black Panther was released Feb. 16 and has grossed $426 million worldwide and counting.

Parish Hodges
Parish Hodges
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