The Latest on the Charts in Skatronixxx Chart News

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Welcome to this week’s Chart News, in this week’s chart news we look at the Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 chart and the Top 10 Singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, lets get down to business.

Billboard 200 Top 10

Jeezy hits his third No.1 album and eight consecutive top 10 on the Billboard 200 with the new album Trap or Die 3, which earned 89,000 units with 73,000 of that traditional sales. All eight of Jeezy’s charting albums have reached the top 10.

Kenny Chesney keeps his hot streak on the Billboard 200 chart, as his new album, Cosmic Hallelujah debuts at No.2 with just under 89,000 units with 79,000 of that in traditional album sales. Cosmic Hallelujah also enters at No.1 on the Top Album Sales chart, which ranks the best-selling albums of the week.

Jeezy’s Trap or Die 3 edges out Cosmic Hallelujah for the top spot on the Billboard 200 although Cosmic Hallelujah is the top selling album of the week, Trap or Die3 earned a greater overall equivalent album unit figure, due to the popularity of its track streaming services. In addition to Trap or Die 3’s 73,000 in pure album sales , it also tallied 3,000 in track equivalent albums and 13,000 in streaming equivalent albums. Kenny Chesney’s album sold 79,000 copies, earned 7,000 track equivalent units and 2,000 in streaming units.

Cosmic Hallelujah is Chesney’s 12th consecutive charting album to debut inside the top for of the Billboard 200. In total, he has achieved 13 top 10s including the new album, which all come in the top four. Cosmic Hallelujah is at No.1 on the Top Country Album chart, marking his 14th No.1 on the tally. The hit single “Setting The World On Fire” featuring Pink has earned Chesney his 27th No.1 on the Country Airplay chart, and 23rd leader on the Hot Country Songs Chart.

Meek Mill’s new mixed tape album DC4 debuts at No.3 with 87,000 units with 45,000 of that in traditional album sales, making his third charting effort. Of the 87,000 units, a huge 37,000 were streaming equivalent album units. DC4 is the fourth release in his Dreamchasers mixtape series, it the first to chart and the first to get a wide commercial release.

Avenged Sevenfold’s surprise release, The Stage, enters at No.4 with 76,000 units with 72,000 of that in traditional album sales. The album surprised us on October 28th , well ahead of its previously announced release date December 8th. The album is the band’s first for Capitol Record, after releasing four studio efforts for Warner Bros. The Stage is the group’s fifth top 10 effort.

With the top four packed with debuts, the rest of the top ten chart is more subdued. Lady Gaga’s Joanne takes a little slide back from No.1 to No.5 in its second week, earning another 61,000 units (down 70 percent). Pentatonix’s A Pentatonix Christmas slide back from No.3 to No.6 with 41,000 units (down 32 percent).

Views by Drake drops out of the top five for the first time, it has spent 26 weeks locked in the region. The album slides back from No.5 to No.7 with 36,000 units (down 6 percent) Views is one of only seven albums to have spent its first 26 weeks on the chart inside the top five.

The soundtrack to Suicide Squad moves back from No.7 to No.8 with 28,000 units (down 10 percent). The original Broadway cast recording of Hamilton slides to No.9 with 26,000 units (down 14 percent).

Rounding out the top 10 is Micheal Buble’s Nobody but Me , which has slid from No.2 to No.10 in its second week with 25,000 units (down 73 percent).

Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

The Chainsmokers continue to rule the Billboard Hot 100 for the 12th weeks with “Closer“, it leads the Digital Song Sales chart for a record-tying 13th week (72,000 downloads sold, down 15 percent). “Closer” remains the top-selling, most-streamed and most heard Radio Song in the U.S.  and lead the Hot 100 chart, Digital Song Sales chart, Streaming Songs chart and Radio Songs chart, in addition, it also tops Billboards Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart for a 12th week.

The Weekend’sStarboy” featuring Daft Punk sits at No.2 on the Hot 100 for the fifth week. It also sits at No.2 on Streaming Songs (23.7 million, down a tiny 4 percent), Digital Song Sales (70,000, 6 percent) and No.3 on Radio Songs (127 million, up 3 percent). “Starboy” tops the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for a sixth week.

Twenty One Pilots‘ “Heathens” is holding at No.3 on the Hot 100 after peaking at No.2 for four weeks. “Heathens” also holds on at No.2 on Radio Songs (135 million , down 4 percent) and slides down from No.3 to No.5 the Digital Song Sales (53,000 down 12 percent) and it has also slipped down from No.5 to No.7 on Streaming Songs (16.3 million, down 9 percent). It holds for a 13th week at No.1 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs chart.

Let Me Love You” by DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber holds on at No.4, with D.R.A.M.’sBroccoli” featuring Lil Yachty also so holding on at its peak No.5, “Broccoli” also tops the Hot Rap Songs chart for a ninth week.

Did you know that The Hot 100 top five has sported the same five songs in the very same order three weeks running.

Ariana Grande’sSide to Side”  featuring Nicki Minaj, moves up from No.7 to No.6 on the Hot 100, hitting a new high. It is also Grande’s  seventh Radio Songs top 10 and is Minaj’s 13th, leaping from No.14 to No.9 on the Airplay Chart (72 million, up 12 percent).

Bruno Mars’s24K Magic” slides down from No.6 to No.7 on the Hot 100, Zay Hilfigerrr’s & Zayion McCall’sJuJu on That Beat (TZ Anthem)” moves up from No.9 to No.8 in its second week in the top 10, it has also climbed up from No.4 to No.3 on Streaming Songs (20.5 million, up 5 percent) and has also climbed from No.12 to No.9 on Digital Songs Sale (43,000, up 5 percent). It has also gained by 20 percent to 12 million in Radio Audience.

Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane each earn their first trips to the Hot 100’s top 10 as “Black Beatles” soars from No.16 to No.9. It also leaps from No.7 to No.5 on Streaming Songs (19.5 million, up 31 percent, with YouTube clips accounting for its greatest share of clicks: 44 percent) and also leaps from No.27 to No.16 on Digital Song Sales (34,000, up 58 percent). The Collab increases by 32 percent to 16 million airplay impressions.

Drake’sFake Love” rounds out the Hot 100’s top 10, it’s jumped from No.24 to No.10 in its second chart week. Following the first full week of tracking the song soared from No.28 to No.6 on Streaming Songs (17.2 million, you a huge 121 percent), however, it has slipped back from No.5 to No.10 on Digital Song Sales (43,000 down 25 percent). It also has moved up from No.8 to No.1 on On-Demand Songs  streaming chart (17.1 million on-demand clicks, up 120) to become  his record-breaking fifth No.1 on the tally.


That brings us to the end of this weeks Chart News,  join me the same time next week (Monday 21st November) for the latest in Chart News. untill then have a great week ahead guys and gals!

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