Big Sean’s ‘I Decided’ arrives at No. 1 on album chart

Detroit rapper earns his second No. 1 set on Billboard 200 chart

Adam Graham
The Detroit News

Big Sean’s “I Decided” debuts at No. 1 on this week’s Billboard Top 200 albums chart, according to sales figures released Sunday.

The album earned 151,000 first-week equivalent album units, according to Billboard, which combines album sales and streaming figures. In an effort to combat piracy, “I Decided” debuted exclusively in digital form on Feb. 3; physical copies of the album are due out this Friday.

The album marks the Detroit rapper’s second No. 1 set, following 2015’s “Dark Sky Paradise.” His first two albums, 2011’s “Finally Famous” and 2013’s “Hall of Fame,” both arrived at No. 3 on the album chart.

Big Sean’s big debut was enough to stave off Lady Gaga, who rides a post-Super Bowl wave to No. 2 with her album “Joanne.”

Last week’s No. 1, Migos’ “Culture,” drops to No. 3, although with the group’s cameo on “I Decided” the Atlanta trio can still lay claim to a piece of the top spot.

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