The ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album featuring Ghanaian artiste, Shatta Wale has debuted on the BillBoard 200 chart.
Checks by livefmghana.com indicates 54,000 equivalent album units was sold in the U.S. with 11,000 of that sum in album sales, landing the album curated and produced by Beyonce at number two on the chart.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on traditional album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums
The number of sales for ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album was calculated from the date of release July 19, 2019 to July 25, 2019 according to Nielsen Music.
The album was executive produced by Beyonce’s company, ParkWood Entertainment and Columbia Records.
Mr. Eazi, Tekno, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Jay Z and Wizkid are some of the other artistes featured on the project.
The album is described by a Walt Disney release sighted by livefmghana.com as “steeped in the sounds of Africa.”