On The Charts This Week

The Weeknd’s Starboy holds at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart for the sixth week, with 8K total consumption units, down 3% over last week. The album continues to have the top digital song sales and audio on-demand stream totals, and is the No. 3 biggest selling album of the week.

The xx’s I See You debuts at No. 2 with 5.8K total consumption units. With 4.5K albums sold, it is the top selling release of the week. It matches the band’s highest chart peak to date, set with their last release, 2012’s Coexist.

USS’s New World Alphabet debuts at No. 3. It is the Toronto duo’s highest charted album to date, surpassing the No. 8 peak of their 2014 release Advanced Basics.


The Chainsmokers’ Collage holds at No. 4 with a 6% consumption increase and Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic falls to No. 5.

Bonobo’s Migration debuts at No. 9, his first top 10 release and highest one week sales total to date. His only previous charted album was 2013’s The North Borders, which peaked at No. 93.




Eminem’s 2005 best-of release Curtain Call jumps 24-11 with a 30% consumption increase. It is the album’s highest chart peak since it held the No. 10 position in March 2006.

Another catalogue best-of album making a big jump this week is Guns N’ Roses’ Greatest Hits which leaps 39-20 with a 51% increase. It is the album’s first appearance in the top 20 since 2004.

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” holds the No. 1 position on both the Streaming Songs and Digital Songs charts for the second week.

“Paris,” the new single from The Chainsmokers, enters the Digital Songs chart at No. 2 and at No. 3 on the Streaming Songs chart. It is their highest debut on the Streaming chart to date.


-- All data courtesy of SoundScan and BDS with additional information supplied by Nielsen Music Canada Director Paul Tuch

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