On The Charts This Week

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



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