Silk Sonicâ€™s (Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak) An Evening With Silk Sonic starts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 104,000 equivalent units sold in its debut sales week. Of that total, 42,000 copies were from pure sales.
An Evening With Silk Sonic is Marsâ€™ fourth straight top-three debut on the Billboard 200. His only project to miss this mark of the main albums chart is 2010â€™s Itâ€™s Better If You Donâ€™t Understand EP, which debuted at No. 99.
His last album, 24K Magic, opened at No. 2 while his sophomore set Unorthodox Jukebox climbed to the top position in spring 2013 following its December 2021 arrival.
Paak experiences his second taste of top five stardom on the Billboard 200 as Ventura, released in 2019, debuted at No. 4.
Seven out of the nine tracks from An Evening With Silk Sonic are charting on The Hot 100, including the focus track â€œSmokin Out The Windowâ€ (No. 5), â€œAfter Last Nightâ€ featuring Thundercat and Bootsy Collins (No. 68), and â€œPut On A Smileâ€ (No. 78).
â€” billboard charts (@billboardcharts) November 22, 2021
At Sundayâ€™s American Music Awards, Silk Sonic opened the show with â€˜Smokin Out The Window.â€ Then, they won Favorite R&B Song for â€œLeave The Door Open.â€