Mainstream Sellout is No. 1 album

Shortly after unleashing his highly touted collaboration “Maybe” with Bring Me The Horizon, Machine Gun Kelly taps Blackbear for his new video “Make Up Sex.” Fresh off the release of his highly anticipated sixth studio album, Mainstream Sellout, Machine Gun Kelly’s prolific output on the visual side continues to draw fans, especially with his latest video. Surrounded by a dozen of cats, MGK’s pink hair, bright guitar, and punchy lyrics about his disastrous relationship makes “Make Up Sex” an enthralling ride for his diehard fans. The Philip Andelman-directed visual is available now.

Last night, Machine Gun Kelly had a special performance of “Make Up Sex” with Blackbear on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and also served as a couch guest to discuss his latest album. This morning (Wed, Mar 30th), Kelly also joined The Howard Stern Show as a special guest. Mainstream Sellout is usurping the competition on iTunes, climbing to the top position on Apple Music’s Alternative chart and earning the No. 2 slot on Apple Music. As for the tracks on the album, they already have over 97 million streams on Spotify. Since the release of “Maybe,” the video has earned 2.9 million views, while the album lyric videos have a whopping 4.5 million views combined since mainstream sellout’s March 24th release date. “Make Up Sex” is also leading the way on the Apple Music’s Alternative Chart, towering over the competition at No. 1. An exclusive CD version of Mainstream Sellout is available only at Target and features an alternative album cover and an extra track.

The album boasts features from hitmakers including Gunna, Young Thug, Blackbear, and Iann Dior. Plus, fans have already fallen in love with the album’s monster collaborations: “Emo Girl,” with Willow, which has shot to 50 million streams worldwide, “Ay!”, alongside Lil Wayne, and “Maybe” with rock innovators Bring Me the Horizon. Even more, man of the moment Pete Davidson appears on the album’s interlude track. The release also launches with 14 new lyric videos for the album’s tracks, all directed by Kyle Cogan at Simian.LA working alongside muralist Roshi.

Fans can soon catch MGK live as he prepares to embark on a headlining arena tour beginning June 8th in Austin, TX. The US trek spans 41 dates from June through August and includes MGK’s headlining slot at the 2022 Lollapalooza festival. After that summer stint, he’ll head to Europe for 15 stops in September and October. Supporting acts include a killer lineup of Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, WILLOW, blackbear, Trippie Redd, iann dior and more rotating throughout the tour.