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  • Kanye West's 'Ye' becomes his eighth consecutive No. 1 album

    Kanye West's 'Ye' becomes his eighth consecutive No. 1 album

    Streaming units have become the largest factor for hip-hop and rap artists and hip-hop heavyweight Kanye West is the latest to feel such an effect as his latest album Ye debuts at No. 1 on the Top 200 Albums chart. The latest refresh of the charts will arrive on June 12. Ye begins its trek at No....
  • Shawn Mendes' self-titled album debuts at No. 1 on charts

    Shawn Mendes' self-titled album debuts at No. 1 on charts

    Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes released his latest album on May 25 via Island Records and the self-titled set is giving the young artist his third No. 1 album on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The charts will update on June 5. The self-titled effort begins its run on the charts having...
  • BTS 'Love Yourself: Tear' debuts at No. 1 on albums chart

    BTS 'Love Yourself: Tear' debuts at No. 1 on albums chart

    Korean boy band BTS has been becoming increasingly popular over the last two years and their latest album Love Yourself: Tear is proving just that. The set is debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart which will refresh on May 30 due to Memorial Day. Here are the numbers for the latest...
  • Chart roundup: Post Malone and Childish Gambino hold lead at No. 1 on top charts

    Chart roundup: Post Malone and Childish Gambino hold lead at No. 1 on top charts

    The charts are relatively quiet on the May 22 update with the No. 1 spots on both the Billboard Top 200 Albums and Hot 100 songs charts are holding on strong. Post Malone remains No. 1 on the albums tally while Childish Gambino holds onto the top position on the Hot 100 100 after a full week of...
  • Chart roundup: J. Cole lands fifth No. 1 album, Ariana Grande debuts on Hot 100

    Chart roundup: J. Cole lands fifth No. 1 album, Ariana Grande debuts on Hot 100

    Another tracking week has been completed for the Billboard charts and is set to be reflected on the May 1 update. J. Cole makes an impressive start with his new album KOD which arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums tally while Drake continues to hold onto the No. 1 spot on the Hot 10...
  • Chart roundup: The Weeknd lands third Top 200 No. 1 album; Drake leads Hot 100 for 11th week

    Chart roundup: The Weeknd lands third Top 200 No. 1 album; Drake leads Hot 100 for 11th week

    The latest chart update has been refreshed and The Weeknd and Drake are commanding the top of the two biggest influential tallies - the Top 200 Albums and Hot 100 songs charts respectively. The Weeknd surprise released the 6-track EP My Dear Melancholy on March 30 and it's now become his third...
  • Chart roundup: XXXTentacion and Bill Frisell land No. 1 albums

    Chart roundup: XXXTentacion and Bill Frisell land No. 1 albums

    The latest chart update (March 27) has a multitude of new releases with several artists having their first No. 1 album to other popular names debuting in the top 10. XXXTentacion earned his first No. 1 album despite controversy and legal charges while jazz musician Bill Frisell also landed his first...
  • Chart roundup: Drake's 'God's Plan' dominates the Hot 100 in a rare feat

    Chart roundup: Drake's 'God's Plan' dominates the Hot 100 in a rare feat

    There isn't a lot of new activity across the Billboard charts in the latest tracking week. The Feb. 27 refresh, however, does have several notable feats. The Black Panther: The Album soundtrack holds on to No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart for a second week while Brandi Carlile makes her...
  • Chart roundup: Migos 'Culture II' debuts at No. 1, Bruno Mars gets Grammy boost

    Chart roundup: Migos 'Culture II' debuts at No. 1, Bruno Mars gets Grammy boost

    Hip-hop trio Migos are celebrating having another No. 1 album on the charts while Drake continues to hold on at the top of the songs tally. Thanks to the Grammy Awards on Jan. 28, 2018, Bruno Mars makes leaps on both the album and song charts following his winning of all six categories he was...
  • Chart roundup: Fall Out Boy and Drake debut at No. 1 on Top 200 and Hot 100

    Chart roundup: Fall Out Boy and Drake debut at No. 1 on Top 200 and Hot 100

    It's a big week for the Billboard charts with several new releases hitting the top of the two most watched tallies. On the Top 200 Albums chart, Fall Out Boy's Mania debuts at No. 1, giving the longtime band its fourth No. 1 album while Drake's "God's Plan" debuts at No. 1 on the Hot 100 songs chart...
  • Camila Cabello tops both Top 200 Albums and Hot 100 songs charts with debut album and single 'Havana'

    Camila Cabello tops both Top 200 Albums and Hot 100 songs charts with debut album and single 'Havana'

    When Camila Cabello left Fifth Harmony in 2016, it was uncertain if she'd be able to develop a successful solo career. She's just proven all naysayers wrong with both her debut full-length LP Camila and her new No. 1 hit "Havana." Her debut album opens at No. 1 on the Top 200 Albums chart and...
  • Chart roundup: 'The Greatest Showman' soundtrack moves to No. 1 in fourth week

    Chart roundup: 'The Greatest Showman' soundtrack moves to No. 1 in fourth week

    The latest tracking week has been relatively slow on the U.S. charts following the holiday season. However, there are plenty of notable happenings across the Billboard charts which updated on Jan. 9. The Greatest Showman soundtrack moves into the top slot on the Top 200 Albums tally while Camila...
  • Eminem notches eighth consecutive No. 1 album with 'Revival'

    Eminem notches eighth consecutive No. 1 album with 'Revival'

    A new album for Eminem has been in the works for some time and it finally saw the light of day on Dec. 15. Revival is the hip-hop star's ninth overall album and is debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart which is refreshed on Dec. 27 due to the Christmas holiday. Revival begins at...
  • Chart roundup: Mariah Carey lands 28th top 10 with holiday classic 'All I Want for Christmas'

    Chart roundup: Mariah Carey lands 28th top 10 with holiday classic 'All I Want for Christmas'

    It's hard to believe that 23 years after its release, Mariah Carey's holiday classic "All I Want for Christmas (Is You)" taken from Merry Christmas is finally hitting the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, nabbing her 28th top 10 on the chart since her career began in 1990. Meanwhile, over on...
  • U2's 'Songs of Experience' enters the charts at No. 1

    U2's 'Songs of Experience' enters the charts at No. 1

    Fans of U2 have been waiting patiently for the next in the Songs series, Songs of Experience. The band had been working on the sister album to Songs of Innocence (2014) for some time and in summer 2017, the wait seemed soon to be over. Experience was released on Dec. 1 and after its first full week...
  • Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells 1.22 million in debut week

    Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells 1.22 million in debut week

    Taylor Swift is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry as not only a commodity, but also as her own mega successful brand. With each album, she continues to dominate the world and even ups her game each time. Her latest album Reputation is no exception as she knabs her fourth million...
  • Kenny Chesney on track for eighth No. 1 album, Kelly Clarkson trailing behind

    Kenny Chesney on track for eighth No. 1 album, Kelly Clarkson trailing behind

    Country superstar Kenny Chesney released the live album Live in No Shoes Nation on Oct. 27 and it's set for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The country king of the road included 29 live tracks from concerts since 2007. Chesney's Live in No Shoes Nation is expected to move around...
  • P!nk's 'Beautiful Trauma' debuts at No. 1 with largest sales week of 2017

    P!nk's 'Beautiful Trauma' debuts at No. 1 with largest sales week of 2017

    P!nk is proving that at age 38, she is still a pop powerhouse in a field normally dominated by younger artists. On Oct. 13, she released her latest album Beautiful Trauma and the set is opening at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, her second No. 1 in her career. The chart will be updated...
  • The Foo Fighters 'Concrete and Gold' debuts at No. 1

    The Foo Fighters 'Concrete and Gold' debuts at No. 1

    It's been 20 years since the Foo Fighters' landmark album The Colour and the Shape was released. The band is still going strong as Dave Grohl and Co. recently released their latest effort Concrete and Gold on Sept. 15. In the newest tracking week, updated on the charts on Sept. 26, that album has...
  • Chart roundup: Sam Smith's "Too Good at Goodbyes" opens high on the Hot 100

    Chart roundup: Sam Smith's "Too Good at Goodbyes" opens high on the Hot 100

    On the Sept. 19 chart update, Taylor Swift is still reigning queen of the Hot 100 songs chart while Sam Smith's new track "Too Good at Goodbyes" comes roaring in at No. 5. Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" takes the lead on Streaming Songs.  It's a rarity when a song holds the No. 1 position on the overall...
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