Singer-songwriter SZA’s Ctrl album debuts at No. 2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart (dated July 1), opening with 60,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending June 15, according to Nielsen Music. The set, which was released through Top Dawg/RCA on June 9, gives Top Dawg the top two titles on the chart for the first time, as Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope) retains the No. 1 slot for a second straight week and seventh frame overall.
SZA’s Ctrl marks her second top 10 on the list, after Z bowed at No. 9 in 2014 and becomes her first top 10 set on the Billboard 200, where it debuts at No. 3.
Alongside the new album debut, six Ctrl tracks enter Hot R&B Songs, led by the No. 7 “Love Galore,” featuring Travis Scott. “The Weekend” (No. 12), “Doves in the Wind,” featuring Lamar (No. 13), “Broken Clocks” (No. 19), and “Supermodel” (No. 23) also arrive on the chart.
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