Nearly five years after releasing his last album, ‘Purpose’, Justin Bieber has bagged his seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with ‘Changes’. The album earned 231,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Feb. 20, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
Changes became the third-highest debut of 2020, trailing only Eminem’s Music to Be Murdered By (279,000), and Manic by Halsey (239,000). Changes is Bieber’s first album in more than four years, since Purpose debuted at No. 1 on the Dec. 5, 2015-dated chart with 649,000 units (with 522,000 of that sum in album sales).