Billboard has been publishing a list of the most popular albums every week since March 1956. They include the sales numbers for the albums that make the top ten, but don’t offer a way to view the biggest sales numbers for each year.
For anyone else who is curious, here is a chart that ranks the first week sales of every album of 2019.
NOTE: This only covers first-week album sales in America that debuted in the top ten on the Billboard 200 chart.
Updated 3/17: Juice WRLD, Maren Morris
|Artist||Album||First Week Sales|
|Ariana Grande||Thank U, Next||360,000|
|Juice WRLD||Death Race for Love||165,000|
|Gunna||Drip or Drown 2||90,000|
|Father of 4
|89,000 (1) (2)|
|2 Chainz||Rap or Go to the League||65,000|
|Gary Clark Jr.
|54,000 (1) (2)|
|Florida Georgia Line||Can’t Say I Ain’t Country||50,000|
|Maggie Rogers||Heard It in a Past Life||49,000|
|Lil Pump||Harverd Dropout||48,000|
|Solange||When I Get Home||43,000|
|Cody Johnson||Ain’t Nothin’ to It||35,000|
|Kehlani||While We Wait||34,000|