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Lil Yachty’s ‘Let’s Start Here’ Debuts Atop Rock Album Charts

His rock-leaning release leads Top Rock & Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums.

Lil Yachty’s Let’s Start Here., his foray into the rock world, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock & Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts dated Feb. 11.

The set bows with 36,000 equivalent album units earned in the Jan. 27-Feb. 2 tracking week, according to Luminate.


Start is not only Lil Yachty’s first No. 1 on each ranking, it’s his first leading title on any consumption-based Billboard album chart. His previous best, Lil Boat 2, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts in March 2018.

Speaking of the Billboard 200, Start begins at No. 9 there, marking his third top 10 and first since Lil Boat 2. In between that set and Start, he appeared on the ranking with three entries, paced by the No. 12-peaking Nuthin’ 2 Prove in 2018. He has notched three top 10s on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, in 2017-18, and four on Top Rap Albums, in 2017-20.

Concurrently, cuts from the new 14-track LP dot Billboard’s song surveys, led by “The Black Seminole.,” which debuts at No. 80 on the Billboard Hot 100 powered by 5.4 million official U.S. streams.

“Seminole” also opens at Nos. 5, 7 and 8 on the Hot Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs and Hot Rock & Alternative Songs charts.

The entire album infuses Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, with “Seminole” followed next by “Pretty” at No. 14 (3.9 million streams).

“Seminole” also leads the new album’s haul on the Rock Streaming Songs and Alternative Streaming Songs charts.