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The Weeknd's 'Beauty Behind the Madness' has 2015's second-biggest album debut

By Karen Butler
The Weeknd performs onstage during the 15th annual BET Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 28, 2015. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/63916ceba616845932e7287e09ca2dfd/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
The Weeknd performs onstage during the 15th annual BET Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 28, 2015. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness is the No. 1 album in the United States.

With the sale of 412,000 units, the set had the second-biggest debut of 2015 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late holds the top spot, having sold 535,000 units so far this year.

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Coming in at No. 2 for this week is Halsey's Badlands, followed by Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights at No. 3, Taylor Swift's 1989 at No. 4 and Dr. Dre's Compton at No. 5.

Rounding out the top tier are Ed Sheeran's X at No. 6, Maddie & Tae's Start Here at No. 7, Beach House's Depression Cherry at No. 8, Ben Rector's Brand New at No. 9 and Disturbed's Immortalized at No. 10.

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