Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter was released to critical acclaim.
According to Billboard, industry forecasters are expecting Tha Carter V to rack up more than 400 million on-demand audio streams in the U.S. in its opening week. If correct, Wayne would only be behind Drake’s Scorpion (749.5 million streams) and Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys (431.3 million) for the most first-week streams.
US update: Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' pacing for 400+ million first week on-demand streams, third largest streaming week ever.
— chart data (@chartdata) October 1, 2018
Weezy’s Tha Carter V is expected to be No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Forecasters are anticipating over 450,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending on October 4.