Travis Scott’s Astroworld ends Drake’s five week run at the top of the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, debuting at No. 1 with 27,000 total consumption units. Named after the closed-down theme park Six Flags AstroWorld located in Houston, Texas, the 17-track album has won praiseworthy reviews, and earns the highest sales on-demand stream totals in the week. This is his first chart-topping album, surpassing the No. 2 peak of his last release, 2016’s Birds in The Trap Sing McKnight. Two songs from the album, “Sicko Mode” and “Stargazing,” enter the Streaming Songs chart at Nos. 2 & 4 respectively.
Drake’s Scorpion drops to 2nd place, while his single, “In My Feelings”, remains at the top on the Streaming and Digital Songs charts.
Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys falls one spot to 3.
American rapper Mac Miller’s Swimming debuts at 4 and tops the No. 6 peak of his last album, 2016’s The Divine Feminine, and matches his highest charting album to date, 2013’s Watching Movies With The Sound Off.
Compton, California rapper YG’s Stay Dangerous debuts at 9. It is his highest charting album to date, surpassing the No. 10 peak of his first album, 2014’s My Krazy Life, and easily passing the No. 19 peak of his last album, 2016’s Still Brazy.
– All data courtesy of SoundScan with colour commentary provided by Nielsen Music Director, Paul Tuch.