On The Charts

With the current week's chart data collection closing on Thursday, Nov. 10, the same day the announcement of Leonard Cohen's death was made public, the expected resurgence of interest in his catalogue of 14 studio albums won't show itself until next week's edition.

The one-day sales were strong enough to return You Want It Darker to the top of the chart, selling 7100 copies for a combined 7200 consumption units. The album debuted at No. 1 following its release on Oct. 21.

The Essential Leonard Cohen collection makes its first appearance on the chart since September 2014, landing at 56.

The Chainsmokers' second EP, Collage, debuts at 2, easily surpassing the 18th spot earned by the American DJ duo's debut EP, Bouquet. The LP is the 11th highest selling release of the week, but ranks No. 1 on the Digital Songs and with On-Demand Streams charts, with 4.25M streams captured. This is the first time since Drake's Views was released at the beginning of May that another LP has had the highest one week streaming total. Not incidentally, the duo's hit "Closer" spends its 13th week at the top of the Streaming Songs chart. 

Bon Jovi's This House Is Not For Sale debuts at 3. It surpasses the No. 4 peak of the group's  last album, 2015's Burning Bridges.


A capella ensemble Pentatonix currently leads the pack of seasonal releases, rebounding 13-5 with A Pentatonix Christmas. The album, which posts a 21% consumption increase, includes a version of the Leonard Cohen classic, "Hallelujah."




Alicia Keys' Here debuts at 10. It is the multiple Grammy Award-winning singer's fourth straight top-ten release.


Max Martin and Justin Timberlake soundtrack for DreamWorks animated box-office hit Trolls leapfrogs 78-12 with a 251% combined consumption increase.


After winning two Adisq awards on Oct. 30, Quebec's 2Freres picked score a 27% consumption gain that vaults the duo's year-old album Nous Autres (I Guess) 22-14.


American brotherly hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd's Sremmlife 2 rockets 54-16 with a 140% consumption increase, thanks to the song "Black Beatles," which has become a big hit due to the Mannequin Challenge dominating social media, The song moves 18-3 on the Streaming Songs chart with a 125% stream increase and jumps 56-5 on the Digital Songs chart with a 334% download increase.


Maroon 5's "Don't Wanna Know" jumps 5-1 on the Digital Songs chart with a 16% download increase. It is the band's fourth chart-topping digital hit and first since the summer of 2014 when "Maps" reached No. 1.


Data courtesy of SoundScan with additional details provided by Nielsen Music Canada director Paul Tuch



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