'A Star Is Born' Aiming for Third Week Atop Billboard 200 Chart, Future & Juice WRLD Heading for No. 2

Plus: Greta Van Fleet, Disturbed and Khalid on track for top 10 arrivals.

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are on course for a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with their A Star Is Born soundtrack. Industry forecasters suggest the set should remain atop the tally for a third straight frame, earning perhaps 110,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Oct. 25.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The top 10 of the Nov. 3-dated Billboard 200 chart (where A Star is Born could clock a third week at No. 1) is scheduled to be revealed on Billboard’s websites on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Prognosticators expect that Future and Juice WRLD’s collaborative album WRLD ON DRUGS could debut at No. 2 on next week’s Billboard 200 with around 95,000 units. The set would tally Future his second top 10-charting set of 2018, following Beastmode 2 (No. 3, July 21) and his sixth top 10 overall. For Juice WRLD, it would grant him a second top 10, after Goodbye & Good Riddance (No. 4, Aug. 11).

A pair of rock bands are eyeing top five bows as well. Greta Van Fleet’s Anthem of the Peaceful Army could enter with 75,000 to 80,000 units earned. Meanwhile, Disturbed’s seventh studio effort, Evolution, may also start with 75,000 to 80,000 units.

A fourth debut in the top 10 could come from Khalid’s new Suncity effort. The set may enter with around 50,000 units. Khalid saw his debut full-length studio set American Teen reach No. 4 on the Sept. 2, 2017-dated tally.


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