The project earns the biggest week of the year for a Latin album by a solo act.
Maluma notches his second consecutive No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart, as F.A.M.E. launches atop the list dated June 2. It earns the biggest week of the year for a Latin album by a solo artist in both units and traditional album sales, and the second-biggest week of 2018 overall. The title was released on May 18 through Royalty World/Sony Music Latin.
F.A.M.E. starts with 15,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending May 24 (with 7,000 of that sum in traditional album sales), according to Nielsen Music. In terms of the biggest weeks for Latin albums in 2018, F.A.M.E.’s opening trails only the No. 1 debut frame of CNCO’s self-titled album both in units and sales (16,000 units, 13,000 sales; chart dated April 21).
F.A.M.E. follows Maluma’s previous leader, and last album, Pretty Boy Dirty Boy, which topped the chart in 2015. (It bowed with 15,000 units earned in its first week, of which 2,000 were in traditional album sales). Pretty Boy Dirty Boy has earned, in total, 222,000 equivalent album units, of which 27,000 are in album sales.