Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Official pic
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Official pic

Rap Dominates This Week's Chart, But A Star Is Born Remains No. 1

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack remains at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with over 12,000 equivalent units, and achieving best-seller status in the categories of album sales and song downloads in the week. The single “Shallow” continues at the top of the Songs chart for the third week and bullets into the top ten on the Streaming Songs chart.

Rapper Quavo’s first solo album, Quavo Huncho, rockets 75-2 with the highest on-demand stream total in the week. Born Quavious Keyate Marshall, he has previously debuted at No. 1 with two albums as a member of the trio Migos.

Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V edges 4-3, Eminem’s Kamikaze moves 6-4 and Drake’s Scorpion rebounds 7-5.

Other new entries in the top 50 include Brit singer-songwriter Ella Mai’s self-titled album,16; Belly’s Immigrant, at 31, and Swift Current country singer Colter Wall’s sophomore album release, Songs Of The Plains, lands at 36.

 

American rapper Kodak Black’s “ZeZe”, featuring Travis Scott, debuts at No. 1 with 54M streams, his first top ten on the Streaming Songs chart. Bad Bunny’s “MIA,” featuring Drake, enters at 2, matching the peak of his only previous chart appearance, on Cardi B’s “I Like It.”

-- Data courtesy of SoundScan with colour detail provided by Nielsen Music Canada director Paul Tuch

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