According to Reuters:
“Magna Carta Holy Grail” sold 129,000 copies in its second week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan, bringing its two-week total to 657,000 copies. Last week, it was the second-best debut week for an album this year behind Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience.”
According to Billboard.com: “The album is the first rap record to take the top spot two weeks in a row since Lil Wayne’s “The Carter IV” back in 2011.”
Although Jay Z is atop of the Billboard 200 chart he still finds them “irrelevant” as he points out, the magazine has failed to keep up with the “changing times”. Referring to Billboard not recognizing his sale of one million digital copies of MCHG to Samsung Mobile. “Numbers Don’t Lie Check The Scoreboard” We care.