Black Panther: The Album spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as the set earned 131,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Feb. 22 (down 15 percent), according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 40,000 were in traditional album sales (down 23 percent). A week ago, the album debuted at No. 1 with 154,000 units (52,000 in album sales).
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The new March 3-dated chart (where Black Panther: The Album spends a second frame at No. 1) will be posted in full on Billboard's websites on Tuesday, Feb. 27.
Black Panther: The Album — which features music from and inspired by the Marvel Studios film Black Panther — is the second soundtrack to notch two weeks at No. 1 in 2018. It follows The Greatest Showman, which logged two weeks atop the lists dated Jan. 13 and 20. In addition, 2018 is the first year since 2014 where the chart has housed two soundtracks with more than a week at No. 1 each. It last happened with Frozen (14 weeks at No. 1) and Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (two weeks at No. 1).