"VIEWS" is expected to go platinum within the week.
Earlier today, Drake suggested that he had sold somewhere around 630,000 equivalent units of VIEWS within the first night of its release. While the number seems hard to believe, Hits Daily Double's projections seem to line up with the OVO rapper's report, suggesting he is due to sell 1 million album equivalent units, and 1.2 million with streaming numbers included.
According to the source, Drake will become the third artist to eclipse 100 million streams in a week, as he is projected to earn over 150 million streams of the project, surpassing Beyonce's numbers in the process. A recent report also suggested that previous "Hotline Bling" streams would contribute to this number.
Of course, we won't know any of this for sure until the official Billboard numbers come through, but one thing is certain -- this will be a massive sales week for Drake.