Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Tickets to My Downfall’ debuts at #1

It is the first Rock album of 2020 to take the top spot on Billboard 200.

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Machine Gun Kelly lands his first Billboard 200 #1 album with ‘Tickets to My Downfall’, selling a career-best 126,000 equivalent album units. Machine Gun Kelly delivers the first Rock album in 2020 to top the Billboard 200. Executive produced by luminary Travis Barker, Machine Gun Kelly’s fifth-studio album bests his 2012’s ‘Lace Up’ and 2015’s ‘General Admission’, which both debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200. The album features collaborations with Halsey, Trippie Redd, iann dior and blackbear.

Lauded by Billboard for its “dazzlingly effective songs” and Vulture for its “Punk Rock excellence”, Machine Gun Kelly’s fifth-studio album has propelled him into a bonafide superstar in the Rock world. After winning Best Alternative for ‘bloody valentine’ last August at the 2020 VMA’s, in addition to his role in the latest Netflix film ‘Project Power’, starring Jamie Foxx, Machine Gun Kelly’s ascension speaks to his tireless work ethic and sheer versatility.

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Along with Machine Gun Kelly’s Billboard 200 success, he continues his torrid run inside Billboard’s Hot Rock & Alternative chart with ‘my ex’s best friend’ and ‘bloody valentine’ positioned at #6 and #9, respectively.

Earlier this week, fans were delighted to see Machine Gun Kelly partner with NoCap to livestream a performance of his album ‘Tickets to My Downfall’, in full on the legendary Roxy stage alongside Travis Barker. Next Thursday, October 8, fans can catch a full performance of his 2019 album ‘Hotel Diablo’ from the stage of The Roxy.

Written by Manny King John

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