Based on first day sales and streams, Gaslighter (Columbia), The Chicks’ first new studio album since 2006, is projecting to a first week in the range of 75-85k in total activity. Jhené Aiko’s deluxe version of Chilombo (Def Jam) will send the album back into the Top 10.
The Chicks (Columbia) 75-85k total activity, 65-75k albums
Jhené Aiko (Def Jam) 35-45k, 1-2k albums
Ellie Goulding (Interscope) 15-18k, 7-8k