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Nav's 'Bad Habits' Debuts At No 1 On Billboard 200

Nav's 'Bad Habits' Debuts At No 1 On Billboard 200

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) XO Records/Republic Records signee Nav's album Bad Habits has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and is the #1 streaming album with 80 million streams first week in the US and 155 million streams worldwide to date making it one of the biggest Hip Hop debuts of the year.

It also debuted #1 on Apple Music and #1 on the iTunes Hip Hop chart. The album, which was executive produced by The Weeknd and XO co-founder Amir "Cash" Esmailian, has received high praise from fellow artists such as Nas, Lil Uzi Vert, Travis Scott, Future, A$AP Rocky, Lil Durk, DJ Khaled, Gunna, Pusha T, DJ Mustard, 2 Chainz and many more.

Bad Habits is the fourth No. 1 album for XO, following three earlier chart-toppers for The Weeknd: Beauty Behind the Madness (in 2015), Starboy (2016) and My Dear Melancholy, (2018).

The project was followed by the Bad Habits Deluxe edition which includes eight bonus tracks featuring collaborations with Future and fellow XO Records label mates 88GLAM.

Nav announced his North American Bad Habits Tour which kicks off May 21st in San Diego and wraps on June 26th in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale on April 4th at 10AM local time. He also released several rounds of exclusive merch which quickly sold out. Special album bundles are still available HERE.

Bad Habits showcases the life and times of a rapper who's had a rapid rise to fame, and everything that comes with that, along with finding himself amongst it all. There is a duality shown in the album that traverses from concern for himself and his mother, trying to be balanced but also tales of indulging in drugs, women, the rap game and the many temptations in the life of a young successful artist.

The Toronto producer-turned-rapper has been co-signed by some of the biggest artists in the game, from being signed to The Weeknd's XO Records to his well known friendship and collabs with Lil Uzi Vert, producing Drake's 2015 Grammy nominated diss track "Back To Back", as well as producing and being featured on Travis Scott's "Biebs In The Trap".

Nav has quietly ascended from the days of only a few hundred streams on SoundCloud to over 3 billion global streams and 350 million + views on YouTube. His 2017 album NAV has now been certified Gold and he has gone double Platinum with songs "Wanted You", "Some Way" and "Myself. Additionally, his songs "Champion", "Call Me", "Up" and "Minute" have all gone Platinum.

May 21 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
May 22- Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
May 24 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
May 26- Vancouver, BC @ PNE Forum
May 28- Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
May 29- Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
May 31 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
June 2 - Denver, CO @ Summit
June 4- Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
June 6 - Chicago, IL @ House Of Blues
June 7 - Milwaukee, WI @ Rave
June 8 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
June 10 - Toronto, ON @ Rebel
June 11- Montreal, QC @ MTELUS
June 13 - New York, NY @ The Rooftop at Pier 17
June 14 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
June 15 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
June 17 - Washington, DC @ @ The Fillmore
June 18 - Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
June 20 - Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore
June 22 - Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
June 24 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues
June 25 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
June 27 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren
June 28 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium

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