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Drake’s latest album fastest selling this year

Drake’s latest album fastest selling this year

DRAKE ON TOP: The rapper, seen here during a performance in Miami earlier this month, has the fastest-selling album in the U.S. Photo: Associated Press

Drake’s latest album, “Nothing Was The Same,” has surpassed the 1 million mark in sales in the U.S. in just six week.

That makes it the fastest selling record to achieve the milestone this year.

Jay Z’s “Magna Carta… Holy Grail” previously held the honor at 12 weeks.

Drake’s latest effort has consistently been among the top digital downloads since its release.

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