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Drake scores historic sixth week atop album chart

Drake had a historic week atop the album chart for a sixth-straight week, a feat which hasn't been achieved by a male artist in over a decade.

The star's Views album held steady at number one after selling another 135,000 copies, and, with the sixth-consecutive week in the top spot, it marks the first time a man has held the position in over 10 years.


Fellow rapper 50 Cent's The Massacre was the last album to reach that milestone in 2005, while his mentor Eminem had seven non-consecutive weeks at number one with his 2010 album Recovery.


Meanwhile, Beyonce's Lemonade moved up a notch to the second spot while Paul Simon's new album Stranger to Stranger landed in third place, making it his highest debut and his highest charting solo album in nearly 30 years.


Rockers Volbeat came in at fourth place with their record Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie, while country singer Maren Morris rounded out the top five with her debut album, Hero.