Beyoncé Lion King: The Gift album enters the Billboard 200 chart at No. 10, following the July 31 premiere of Black Is King at Disney +.
The set earned 27,000 equivalent album units in the United States in the week ending August 6 (up 1,462%), according to Nielsen Music / MRC Data.
The album originally debuted and topped No. 2 on the August 3, 2019-dated chart.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks this week’s most popular album in the United States based on multimetric consumption measured in corresponding album units. Devices include album sales, track equivalents (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit is equal to an album sale, or 1
Black Is King is based on music from Lion King: The Gift, and written, directed and executed by Beyoncé. Lion King: The Gift the album also benefits from the July 31 release with three more tracks.
Lion King: The Gift the album was first released on July 19, 2019, as a companion work to last year’s filming The lion King (where Beyoncé expresses the character Nala).