Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney's Latest Makes A Big Splash, But Drake Is No. 1

The top seven albums on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart hold their positions from last week, including Drake’s Scorpion, which spends its fifth straight week at No. 1, with 17,000 total consumption units registered in the period. The album continues to have the top on-demand streams and digital song download totals for the week. The single “In My Feelings” holds at No. 1 on both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts.

Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys sits at No. 2, Xxxtentacion’s ? remains at 3. The “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” soundtrack holds at 4 and spends a second straight week as the top album seller. Juice Wrld’s Goodbye & Good Riddance, Ed Sheeran’s Divide and Maroon 5’s Red Pill Blues remain at Nos. 5, 6 and 7 respectively.

The top debut this week belongs to Kenny Chesney’s Songs for The Saints, at 8, and ranks as the third highest selling release of the week. This is his 7th top ten album and first since 2014’s The Big Revival peaked at No. 6.

Halestorm’s Vicious debuts at 14, picking up the second highest selling release of the week. It is their second highest charting album to date, following the No. 7 peak of their 2015 release Into the Wild Life.

Two other new releases enter in the top 40 this week, with Rise Against’s The Ghost Note Symphonies Vol. 1, at 22, and Daughtry’s Cage to Rattle at 40.

DJ Khaled’s new single, “No Brainer” is the top new entry on both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts, landing at No. 3 on both charts. It is his third top three song on both charts, following 2017’s “I’m The One” and “Wild Thoughts.”

-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour commentary provided by Nielsen Music Canada Director, Paul Tuch.

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