Ariana Grande earns her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with Sweetener.
The pop superstar’s fourth album tops the chart with 231,000 equivalent album units in its first week. Of that number, 127,000 are from traditional album sales.
Grande scores the second-largest week for an album by a woman in 2018 following Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy, which opened with 255,000 units. Sweetener also has the largest streaming week for a pop album by a woman with 126.7 million on-demand audio streams.