(AllHipHop News) Big Sean is close to earning his second #1 album, and Jhené Aiko is looking to grab her first chart leader. According to HitsDailyDouble, the duo’s Twenty88 is competing for the top spot on next week’s album tally.
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At the moment Twenty88 is predicted to sell between 35,000 – 40,000 copies with a total around 40,000 – 45,000 including sales plus streaming. Those numbers are putting Sean and Aiko in a close race with Lukas Graham’s self-titled LP (30,000 – 35,000; 50,000 – 55,000 SPS). The result could be Lukas Graham taking the Billboard 200 album chart while Twenty88 could reach #1 on the Top Album Sales chart.
Sean previously scored a #1 album with 2015’s Dark Sky Paradise. Aiko’s highest placement on the 200 chart came with her debut LP Souled Out opening at #3 in 2014. If Twenty88 is able to claim the pinnacle of album releases in America, the project will join Future’s Evol and Kendrick Lamar’s untitled unmastered as the only Hip Hop albums to land at #1 in 2016 so far.
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