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Future & Metro Boomin’s ‘We Still Don’t Trust You’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

The set reigns only three weeks after the pair's "We Don't Trust You" bowed at No. 1. Plus: Linkin Park's first hits set "Papercuts" debuts in the top 10.

Metro Boomin & Future

Metro Boomin & Future

Matt Adam

Future and Metro Boomin’s second collaborative album, We Still Don’t Trust You, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated April 27), with 127,500 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending April 18, according to Luminate. It’s the sequel project to the pair’s We Don’t Trust You, which opened at No. 1 on the April 6-dated chart (with 251,000 units in its first week).

With We Still Don’t Trust You arriving atop the Billboard 200 only three weeks after We Don’t Trust You debuted at No. 1, that marks the shortest gap between new No. 1s by an artist since Future replaced himself at No. 1 in 2017 in successive weeks with his self-titled album (March 11, 2017, chart) and HNDRXX (March 18, 2017), both of which debuted at No. 1.


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On the latest Billboard 200, We Don’t Trust You rises 4-3 with 83,000 equivalent album units earned (down 17%). In the last 20 years, there have only been seven instances of acts charting two albums in the top three at the same time. Prince did it twice following his death in 2016 (The Very Best of Prince and the Purple Rain soundtrack on the May 7-14, 2016 charts), Future did so once in 2017 with his back-to-back No. 1s (Future and HNDRXX on the March 18, 2017, chart), Taylor Swift achieved the feat three times (Dec. 26, 2020, with Evermore and Folklore; and Dec. 9 and 23, 2023, with 1989 [Taylor’s Version] and Midnights) and now Future and Metro Boomin on the latest chart with We Don’t Trust You and We Still Don’t Trust You.

Future’s total No. 1 count on the Billboard 200 now rises to 10, while Metro Boomin collects his fifth leader. Only 10 acts have earned at least 10 No. 1s: The Beatles (a record 19), Jay-Z (14), Drake and Swift (13 each), Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand and Ye (formerly Kanye West) (11 each), Eminem, Future and Elvis Presley (10 each).

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Also in the top 10 of the new Billboard 200, Linkin Park’s first hits compilation, Papercuts, debuts at No. 6, marking the 11th top 10-charting effort for the rock band.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units, compiled by Luminate. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The new April 27, 2024-dated chart will be posted in full on Billboard‘s website on April 23. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both X, formerly known as Twitter, and Instagram.

Of We Still Don’t Trust You’s first-week unit sum of 127,500, SEA units comprise 124,500 (equaling 162.57 million on-demand official streams of the set’s 25 tracks), traditional album sales comprise 2,500 (the album was only available to purchase as a digital download) and TEA units comprise 500.

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A CD configuration of We Still Don’t Trust You is due for release on April 26, while its vinyl is scheduled to drop in July. We Don’t Trust You, meanwhile, was issued on CD on April 19, while its vinyl is also due in July.

Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter slips to No. 2 after spending its first two weeks atop the Billboard 200. It earned 98,000 equivalent album units in its third week (down 24%). Morgan Wallen’s former No. 1 One Thing at a Time rises 5-4 with 71,000 (down 1%). Noah Kahan’s Stick Season jumps 8-5 with 51,000 (up 14%), following the release of the Stick Season(We’ll All Be Here Forever) deluxe edition across four vinyl variants and on CD. The deluxe set was originally released on June 9, 2023, as a digital download and streaming album.

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Linkin Park’s first hits compilation album, Papercuts, debuts at No. 6 with 44,000 equivalent album units earned. Of that sum, SEA units comprise 23,000 (equaling 32.04 million on-demand official streams of the set’s 20 songs), album sales comprise 20,500 and TEA units comprise 500. The album’s sales were bolstered by its availability across eight vinyl variants, as well as a CD, cassette and digital download.

Papercuts boasts 14 of the band’s 19 top 10s on Billboard’s Alternative Airplay chart, including 10 of its 12 No. 1s on the list.

In total, Link Park has achieved 11 top 10s on the Billboard 200 albums chart: Hybrid Theory (No. 2 in 2002), Reanimation (No. 2, 2002), Meteora (No. 1, 2003), MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents: Collision Course (with Jay-Z, No. 1 in 2004), Minutes to Midnight (No. 1, 2007), A Thousand Suns (No. 1, 2010), Living Things (No. 1, 2012), Recharged (No. 10, 2013), The Hunting Party (No. 3, 2014), One More Light (No. 1, 2017) and Papercuts (No. 6, 2024).

Benson Boone’s Fireworks & Rollerblades skates 6-7 in its second week with 43,000 equivalent album units earned (down 25%). Three former No. 1s round out the top 10, as SZA’s chart-topping SOS rises 10-8 with just over 40,000 (up 1%), Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album climbs 11-9 with 40,000 (up 1%) and Ariana Grande’s Eternal Sunshine falls 7-10 with nearly 40,000 (down 17%).

Luminate, the independent data provider to the Billboard charts, completes a thorough review of all data submissions used in compiling the weekly chart rankings. Luminate reviews and authenticates data. In partnership with Billboard, data deemed suspicious or unverifiable is removed, using established criteria, before final chart calculations are made and published.

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This article was first published by Billboard U.S.

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