Plus, seven titles from the set chart on Hot Rock Songs, led by "Orphans."
Coldplay's eighth studio album, and first since 2015's A Head Full of Dreams, bows at No. 1 with 48,000 equivalent album units earned, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 36,000 were via album sales.
Each of Coldplay's full-length albums released since Top Rock Albums' 2006 inception has debuted at No. 1, beginning with the five-week reign of 2008's Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. The band ties for the third-most leaders in the tally's history, a list led by John Mayer with seven.