Michael Bublé performing on a recent NPR TV special.
Michael Bublé performing on a recent NPR TV special.

Michael Bublé’s 'Love' Is This Week's No. 1 Album

Michael Bublé’s Love glides 2-1 on this week’s Billboard Canadian Albums, with 21,000 equivalent units that include his having the best-seller for the week. This is his sixth chart-topping album and first since 2013’s To Be Loved spent three weeks at No. 1. Bublé’s 2011 Christmas album edges 7-6 with a 28% consumption increase.

Last week’s No. 1 album, Mumford & Sons’ Delta, drops to No. 2 and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack holds at 3.

The top debut belongs to 6ix9ine’s Dummy Boy, at 4, with 8,000 total consumption units, including the highest on-demand stream total for the week. This is the American rapper’s highest charting album to date, surpassing the No. 5 peak of Day69 in March.

Ginette Reno’s A Jamais rebounds 16-7 with a 60% consumption increase while Drake’s Scorpion and Travis Scott’s Astroworld both return to the top ten, at Nos. 8 & 9 respectively.

The only other new entry in the top 50 belongs to Brit singer Rita Ora’s Phoenix, at 36.

Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” holds at No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart while Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow” continues as the No. 1 Digital Song.

All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour commentary provided by Paul Tuch, Director of Canadian Operations, Nielsen Entertainment.

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