The original Broadway cast recording of Hamilton: An American Musical is climbing up on the Billboard 200 albums chart, jumping from No. 14 to No. 2 in the wake of the show’s Disney+ premiere on July 3. The album earned 102,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending July 9, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. The Hamilton cast album is the highest charting cast album since the original cast recording of Hair spent 13 weeks at No. 1 in 1969
So far, Hamilton has sold 1.97 million copies in the U.S.
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