Khalid “Free Spirit” First Week Album Sales Revealed
Khalid “Free Spirit”First Week Album Sales Revealed: Khalid released his sophomore album Free Spiritearlier this month and now we have its first week sales numbers.
The project was able to debut at number one on Billboard’s Top 200 chart by moving 202,000 units (85,000 traditional sales) in seven days. This is Khalid’s first chart-topping LP and the fourth biggest release of 2019. Free Spirit has only been bested by Ariana Grande’s thank u, next, Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, and Backstreet Boys’ DNA.Khalid is also the first R&B artist to reach number one since The Weeknd’s My Dear Melancholy in April, 2018.
Free Spirit contains 17 songs and features SAFE and John Mayer on “Don’t Pretend” and “Outta My Head.” It follows American Teen and an intermediate EP titled Suncity.
The El Paso singer delivered videos for “Better,” “Talk,” and “Free Spirit” to promote his album. He also recently announced a Free Spirit world tour, which kicks off June 20th.
Khalid is pushing “Talk” as his LP’s lead single and even dropped a remix featuring Megan Thee Stallion and Yo Gotti last Friday.