Jay Z and Kanye West's new Watch The Throne album is expected to rocket to the top of the U.S. charts next week with sales exceeding 500,000.
The duo's album was released exclusively via Apple's iTunes Store on Monday (08Aug11) and first-day sales have been brisk.
The album is on track to score the second biggest sales week of the year, behind Lady Gaga's Born This Way, which debuted at number one with 1.1 million sales.
Watch The Throne will be Jay Z's 12th number one album and West's fifth.