Andy Mineo's debut album 'Heroes For Sale' debuted #3 on iTunes Top Overall Albums and #2 iTunes Top Hip Hop/Rap Albums. The projection numbers are in, an estimated 30,000 to 35,000 albums have sold in the first week! He will definitely debut in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart. This would place 'Heroes For Sale' as the 2nd best selling album for the first week in Christian Hip Hop history, I would even go as far as saying the best first week debut album for a Christian rapper ever!
Here are a few other albums and the amount they sold on their first week.
- Lecrae 'Gravity' 72,473 (was projected to do 55-60,000)
- Lecrae 'Rehab' 25,864
- Lecrae 'Rehab: Overdose' 21,204
- Trip Lee 'The Good Life' 18,108
- KB 'Weight & Glory' 9,700
- Da' T.R.U.T.H. 'Love, Hope, & War' 4,733
Where do you think he will debut on Billboard 200? You can purchase the album now on iTunes. Check out the "Behind the Music with Andy Mineo" video we dug out from the archives.