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Take a Chance: 'Coloring Book' to become first streaming-only album to crack Billboard 200

Chance the Rapper's Apple Music-exclusive "Coloring Book" is set to make its historic debut on the Billboard 200 chart on Tuesday.

Chance the Rapper will make music history this week.

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Chance the Rapper's "Coloring Book" will be the first streaming-only album to appear on the Billboard 200 chart, set to debut at No. 8 when the list is published Tuesday.

The album was only available on Apple Music for its first week of release. In that time, it received the equivalent of 38,000 album purchases, according to Billboard. In Billboard's metrics, 1,500 streams equate to one album, meaning the album was streamed more than 57 million times.

While Kanye West's "The Life of Pablo" was a veritable juggernaut on music streaming service Tidal, a fraction of a percent of its units were album purchases rather than streams, disqualifying it from this particular honor.

"Coloring Book" will remain an Apple Music exclusive until Friday. Though there are plans to release it to other streaming services, there have been no announcements regarding a physical album release.