Billboard Errs on Its Album Chart — 6ix9ine's 'Dummy Boy' Is Now #1

Whoops! Tekashi 6ix9ine’s new album Dummy Boy is abruptly the best-selling album this week over Travis Scott’s Astroworld.  Here’s what occurred.

Dummy Boy was solely accessible for 2 and a half days gross sales, however Nielsen Music says the highest spot belongs to the rapper going through life in jail.  Nielsen powers varied Billboard charts, together with the Billboard 200 album chart.

A discrepancy within the preliminary stories for Billboard’s charts was shortly found, with miscounts and partial knowledge apparently reported.  Drew Bennett Nielsen says the difficulty has now been fastened.

“Our workforce has completed a deep dive and located the trigger the preliminary discrepancy,” Bennett relayed.  “We’ve since then reprocessed the roles vital and re-finalized the charts. As a consequence, 6ix9ine’s Dummy Boy might be shifting to #1… Our workforce is working shortly to determine the basis trigger this discrepancy to make sure that we get it proper the primary time.”

Guess Travis Scott’s celebrations for Astroworld have been untimely. Neither Scott nor 6ix9ine’s representatives have commented on the change.

According to preliminary stories, the discrepancy might have been because of SoundCloud reporting late. Streams that may have boosted 6ix9ine’s numbers have been additionally disallowed, which affected the end result.

Billboard shared an announcement concerning the difficulty and stated each Dummy Boy and Astroworld are inside a number of hundred copies one another.

Tekashi 69’s authorized troubles have little question boosted gross sales his album.  The rapper was arrested on racketeering and drug costs, and deliberately leaked the album forward being taken into custody.  If convicted all the fees he faces, he may serve 32 years in jail.

6ix9ine’s arrest and therapy on the holding facility have already prompted some strife between himself and different inmates.  TMZ reported that inmates have been dissatisfied with the particular therapy the rapper was receiving.

6ix9ine was put in a particular cell to maintain him away from former gang members indicted on the identical costs.