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Nas’ “NASIR” Reaches #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart

“NASIR” takes over the #1 spot on iTunes.

Cover for Nas' NASIR | Def Jam

5 Seconds Of Summer’s new “Youngblood” spent Friday atop the US iTunes sales chart.

Saturday morning, a different new release seized the throne.

Nas’ “NASIR,” that album, had taken over the #1 position by 10AM ET. It remains in that position as of press time at 11:15AM.

“Youngblood” is currently #2, while Christina Aguilera’s “Liberation” sits at #3. BLACKPINK’s “Square Up” EP and Mike Shinoda’s “Post Traumatic” follow at #4 and #5, respectively.

Kanye West executive produced the “NASIR” album; he also co-produced each track. Like his own recent “ye” and “Kids See Ghosts” releases, “NASIR” features seven tracks.

Written by Brian Cantor

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