Drake’s More Life remains solidly entrenched in 1st place on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 27,000 total consumption units that combine sales and streams.
The album generated 30 million on-demand streams in the week, down from its debut record-setting 43 million.
Ed Sheeran’s Divide is the week’s best-seller with 7,500 download and CD sales, ranks 2nd with 17,000 consumption units and his hit song, “Shape of You”, spends its 12th consecutive week as the No. 1 downloaded song.
The top debut of the week goes to James Blunt’s Afterlove at 6. All five of his previous albums have now reached 6 or higher on the chart.
Three francophone artists land inside the top 20 this week. La Voix 4 contestant Genevieve Leclerc’s Portfolio enters at 8, Mario Pelchat & Les Pretres’ Agnus Dei bullets 23-9, and Nicola Ciccone’s Les Immortelles debuts at 13.
Debuts in the top 40 include Raelynn, at No. 36, Trey Songz, at No. 38, and Steel Panther at No. 39.
-- Data provided by SoundScan with additional detail from Nielsen Canada music director Paul Tuch