YBNL signee, Asake, has reached yet another milestone in his career with the release of his second studio album, “Work Of Art.” The album made an impressive debut at number one on the US Billboard 200 albums chart, solidifying Asake’s rising fame and global recognition. This achievement follows the album’s entry at number 66 on the chart, further showcasing the artist’s steady influence on the music industry.
In its first week, “Work Of Art” garnered nearly 13,000 sales in the United States alone, demonstrating not only the album’s broad popularity but also the devoted fan base that Asake has amassed. The album follows his debut release, “Mr. Money With The Vibe,” which came out in 2022 under the YBNL label. With both albums entering the charts at the same position, Asake proves his consistent impact on the music business.
Asake's 'Work of Art' debuts at #66 on this week's Billboard 200 (13K sold). pic.twitter.com/cFuOmcG7tP
— chart data (@chartdata) June 26, 2023
The Billboard 200 chart holds significant importance as it ranks the most popular albums in the United States based on various indicators such as album sales, streaming performance, and radio airplay. It serves as a vital measure of an artist’s commercial success and influence within the U.S. music industry.
“Work Of Art” not only secured the top spot on the Billboard 200, but it also reached number one on the Apple Music Top Albums chart for the UK and number three for the US. This accomplishment highlights Asake’s ability to captivate audiences and gain traction beyond his home country. Joining the ranks of renowned Afrobeats artists like Wizkid and Burna Boy, Asake’s exclusive entry onto the Billboard 200 albums chart in the US showcases his growing prominence within the genre’s evolving landscape.
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