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RM’s ‘Right Place, Wrong Person’ Debuts at No. 1 on Top Rap Albums Chart

RM achieves his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums chart as Right Place, Wrong Person starts in the summit of the list dated June 8. The project, released May 24, earned 54,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week week ending May 30, according to Luminate.

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For Right Place, Wrong Person’s debut-week total, traditional album sales contribute 43,000 units, while streaming activity (SEA) provides 7,500 units, a figure that equals 10.16 million official on-demand streams of the album’s songs. Track-equivalent album (TEA) units comprise the remaining 3,500 balance.

Elsewhere, Right Place, Wrong Person opens at No. 5 on the all-genre Billboard 200, where it becomes RM’s third solo entry on the chart. His Mono. mixtape peaked at No. 26 in 2018, while Indigo reached a No. 3 best in 2022. BTS, of which RM is a member, has collected 15 charting titles on the Billboard 200, including six No. 1s.

Thanks to Right Place, Wrong Person’s strong individual track sales – the album has the most TEA units of any title on this week’s Top Rap Albums chart – six of the project’s cuts arrive on the Rap Digital Song Sales chart. Here’s a recap:

No. 2 – “Nuts” (4,000 sold)
No. 3 – “Right People, Wrong Place” (3,000)
No. 4 – “Groin” (3,000)
No. 5 – “Domodachi,” with Little Simz (3,000)
No. 6 – “Out of Love” (3,000)
No. 7 – “? (Interlude),” with DOMi & JD Beck (3,000)

Activity surrounding Right Place, Wrong Person drives RM 55-4 to a new career high on the Billboard Artist 100, which measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption – album and track sales, radio airplay and streaming – to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of the most popular artists. As RM rockets into the top five, he outdoes his prior best showing of No. 6 from December 2022, concurrent with Indigo’s peak on the Billboard 200.

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