04 July, 2017
The rap producer's Grateful sold 149,000 total copies in its debut week - just 3,000 more than Imagine Dragons' Evolve, which comes in at two on the new countdown.
The Billboard 200 album chart tallies units from album sales, song sales (10 songs equal one album) and streaming activity (1,500 streams equal one album).
Last week's chart-topper, Lorde's "Melodrama", dropped to No 13 this week.
Palestinians on social media have undoubtedly taken pride in their fellow countryman's success, reminding their own social media followers that the superstar has Palestinian roots, while rejoicing every time DJ Khaled embraces his Palestinian roots on his social media accounts.
Grateful's track list includes a plethora of A-list stars, including Beyoncé and hubby JAY-Z, Rihanna, Drake, Travis Scott, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane, Future and Bryson Tiller.