Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Tickets to My Downfall’ may be the artist’s largest chart debut

Colson is just getting started

Machine Gun Kelly’s highly anticipated, fifth studio album, Tickets to My Downfall dropped on September 25th, leaving fans delighted and listening on repeat. Now the new album is expected to hit number one on the Billboard 200.

All of MGK’s prior albums have skyrocketed into the top ten of the Billboard 200. When the “Bloody Valentine” singer released Hotel Diablo the album debuted at number five. Both Lace Up and General Admission debuted at number four, however, Tickets to My Downfall is predicted to be the largest debut yet for the part-time rocker and part-time rapper.

Upon the release of his promotional single, “my ex’s best friend” the Blonde Don and blackbear made chart history on Billboard’s Rock Streaming Songs chart. “my ex’s best friend” hit no.1 and replaced Twenty One Pilots’ “Level Of Concern”, which had been sitting atop the charts for four months. This was MGK’s first Rock Streaming Songs No.1.

Tickets to My Downfall, which boasts production credits from Travis Barker, has been massively successful since its initial release. The 15-track album also features collaborations with Halsey and Trippie Redd. 

Things are just getting started for Colson in the era of TTMDF. With a 2020 VMA win under his belt and a nomination for Top Rock Song for “I Think I’m OKAY” at the Billboard Music Awards, the singer is on the cusp of mega success.

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