Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling” First-Week Sales Secure Top 5 Debut

Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling” First-Week Sales Secure Top 5 Debut

G.O.O.D. Music’s Common has something to brag about this week with his new Nobody’s Smiling album landing in the top five of all music sales. #countemup

According to reports, Common’s latest solo offering pushed out over 20,000 copies in its opening week.

Common’s Nobody’s Smiling is the chart’s second-highest debut, starting at No. 5 with 24,000. It’s the artist’s third top 10 album, and highest-charting set since Finding Forever opened at No. 1 in 2007. (Billboard)

G.O.O.D. Music’s Big Sean jumped onto his Twitter and Instagram pages to push Common’s new solo offering last week.

“Grab @common album Nobody’s Smiling today! I’m going in on ‘Diamonds’ video just dropped –>…,” Sean tweeted July 25. (Big Sean’s Twitter)

Weekend estimates had the rap veteran’s latest LP landing somewhere in the Top 10.

YOUR TOP 15: To the surprise of exactly nobody, Capitol’s 5 Seconds of Summer will debut at #1 on next week’s HITS Album Sales Chart. Here’s how it looks headed into the weekend: *5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol) 240-260k Frozen (Walt Disney) 35-40k Sam Smith (Capitol) 30-35k Kidz Bop Kids (Razor & Tie) 30-35k “Weird Al” Yankovic (RCA) 25-28k Ed Sheeran (Atlantic) 20-23k Now 50 (NOW) 20-23k Jason Mraz (Atlantic) 20-23k *Common (Def Jam) 19-21k *Crown the Empire (Rise) 17-19k Trey Songz (Atlantic) 15-17k (HITS Dailyl Double)

The hip-hop heavyweight’s track listing surfaced online a few weeks ago.

1. The Neighborhood (Feat. Lil Herb & Cocaine 80?s) 2. No Fear 3 Diamonds (Feat. Big Sean) 4. Blak Majik (Feat. Jhen√© Aiko) 5. Speak My Piece 6. Hustle Harder (Feat. Snoh Aalegra & Dreezy) 7. Nobody’s Smiling 8. Real (Feat. Elijah Blake) 9. Kingdom (Feat. Vince Staples) 10. Rewind That Deluxe Edition: 11. Out On Bond (Feat. Vince Staples) 12. 7 Deadly Sings 13. Young Hearts Run Free (Feat. Cocaine 80?s) (Nobody’s Smiling)


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