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Paramore’s ‘This Is Why’ Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200

Paramore is opening this week's Billboard 200 at No. 2 with This Is Why.

The trio's first post-hiatus album earns 64,000 equivalent album units in its first week, including 47,000 in album sales, 17,000 in streaming equivalent album units (21.3 million on-demand streams of the songs) and the rest in track equivalent album units. This Is Why marks Paramore's highest-charting album in almost decade, with the last No. 1 dating back to April 2013's Paramore, and is also the highest-charting alternative album on the chart since Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Unlimited Love in April 2022.

Also appearing this week's top 10 is Rihanna's ANTI, jumping from No. 50 to No. 8 with 36,000 equivalent album units following her Super Bowl halftime show performance.

Elsewhere on the chart, SZA logs a seventh week at No. 1 with SOS followed by Taylor Swift at No. 3, Morgan Wallen at No. 4 and Bad Bunny at No. 5. Making up the bottom half of this week's top 10 are Metro Boomin at No. 6, Drake and 21 Savage at No. 7, Harry Styles at No. 9 and TOMORROW X TOGETHER at No. 10.

Elsewhere in music, Travis Scott confirmed that Utopia will drop after projects from other Cactus Jack members.

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