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NF'S NEW ALBUM THE SEARCH HITS #1 ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 CHART


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NEWS SOURCE: Capitol
August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA … Rapper NF has topped the Billboard charts with The Search, now the #1 album in America and the biggest-selling week for a rap album this year. Released on NF Real Music/Caroline, The Search sold 130,000 equivalent album units, with 84,000 in full album sales, making The Search the biggest selling album for a rap set this year. 

This marks the rapper’s second consecutive album to land at number one on the Billboard Top 200, following 2017’s multi-platinum certified Perception. NF surprised the industry with Perception’s success, and he proved his place atop the music industry with The Search - selling more than double his previous chart-topping album. On the streaming side The Search racks up over 60 million streams in it’s first week debut. 

Operating from outside of the system and against all odds, NF quietly and unassumingly ascended to the forefront of modern hip-hop on his own terms.

“This is a story that is over five years in the making and not once has NF skipped a step,” says Chris Woltman of Element1 Management. “It defines the concept of artist and marketplace development driven by an artist with an ability to connect to and drive a committed and passionate core fan base.”

NF’s independently released Perception debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and shone a light on a fervent fan-driven movement surrounding the artist. It also bowed at No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. It was the ultimate underdog story of 2017, and as Forbes noted “NF’s success speaks to what can be done these days outside of the traditional system.”

 

 NF – THE SEARCH TOUR 2019

Tickets: nfrealmusic.com/tour

*not a Live Nation date

 

9/12 Pittsburgh, PA* Stage AE

9/13 Grand Rapids, MI The DeltaPlex Arena

9/14 Detroit, MI Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill

9/15 Columbus, OH * Express Live!

9/17 Philadelphia, PA The Met Philadelphia

9/18 Wallingford, CT Toyota Oakdale Theatre

9/20 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

9/21 Raleigh, NC Red Hat Amphitheater

9/23 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works SOLD OUT

9/24 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works SOLD OUT

9/26 Louisville, KY Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

9/27 Fort Wayne, IN The Clyde Theatre SOLD OUT

9/28 Minneapolis, MN Armory

9/29 Winnipeg, MB Burton Cummings Theatre

10/1 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Convention Centre

10/2 Calgary, AB Grey Eagle Event Centre

10/3 Vancouver, BC PNE Forum

10/5 Seattle, WA WAMU Theater

10/6 Kennewick, WA Toyota Center Kennewick

10/8 Portland, OR Moda Center

10/9 Garden City, ID Revolution Concert House

10/11 Magna, UT* The Great Saltair

10/13 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre

10/15 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater SOLD OUT

10/18 Houston, TX Revention Music Center

10/19 Oklahoma City, OK The Criterion

10/20 Irving, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

10/22 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre SOLD OUT

10/24 Anaheim, CA House of Blues Anaheim SOLD OUT

10/25 Anaheim, CA House of Blues Anaheim SOLD OUT

10/26 San Jose, CA San Jose Civic SOLD OUT

EUROPEAN DATES

3/1 Cologne, DE Cologne Palladium 

3/2 Berlin, DE Huxley’s SOLD OUT

3/3 Hamburg, DE Docks SOLD OUT

3/5 Frankfurt, DE Batschkapp SOLD OUT

3/6 Munich, DE Tonhalle SOLD OUT

3/8 Brussels, BE AB Main Hall

3/9 Paris, FR Elysée Montmarte

3/10 Amsterdam, NE Melkweg SOLD OUT

3/12 Manchester, UK O2 Ritz

3/13 Bristol, UK O2 Academy

3/14 Leeds, UK University Stylus

3/16 Glasgow, UK SWG3

3/18 Birmingham, UK O2 Institute

3/19 London, UK Roundhouse

For more on NF, visit:

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram YouTube


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