Post Malone Still Reigns, But Quebec Stars Shine On Albums Chart
Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys holds at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 17,000 total consumption units, down 20% over last week. It once again has the highest on-demand stream total for the week with an aggregate of 21.5 million, nearly four times as many as the runner-up, Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy.
Helped by a ticket bundle campaign, P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma rockets 39-2, scoring the highest album sales total for the week. The set debuted at No. 1 in October 2017.
Eric Lapointe’s Delivrance falls one spot to 3 but achieves the second highest album sales total in the week.
Arctic Monkeys’ Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino debuts at 4. This is the Sheffield, UK band’s third top five album and falls just shy of the No. 3 peak of their last release, 2013’s AM.
Charlie Puth’s Voicenotes debuts at 5. It matches the peak of his first charted album, 2016’s Nine Track Mind.
The re-issue of Fiori-Seguin’s 1978 album Deux Cents Nuits A L’heure debuts at 8, picking up the third-highest selling album in the seven day period. Another re-issue of a classic Francophone album, Abbittibbi’s Boomtown Café, debuts at 31.
Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti’s Die Lit debuts at 9, making it his first top ten album. His 2017 self-titled release peaked at 28.
Other debuts in the top 40 include Loreena McKennitt’s Lost Souls, at 14; American metal band Bad Wolves’ Disobey, at 23; Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley’s Activated at 25; Quebec neoclassicist Jean-Michel Blais’ Dans Ma Main, at 28; and Ty Dolla $ign’s Beach House 3, at 41.
Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” remains at No. 1 on both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts. The song posts a 17% streaming increase to over eight million.
– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour detail provided by Nielsen Music Canada Director, Paul Tuch.