Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 46,000 total consumption units. The album, which achieved the highest album sales, digital song downloads and audio-on-demand streams for the week, has the second highest one-week consumption total so far in 2019, behind only the Backstreet Boys’ DNA with 48,000 units. It also has the highest first-week consumption total for a debut full-length album, surpassing The Chainsmokers’ Memories…Do Not Open, and the highest first-week audio-on-demand stream total for a debut full-length album, topping Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy. The song “Bad Guy” tops the Streaming Songs chart this week. Her EP, Don’t Smile at Me, rebounds 16-13 with an 18% consumption increase.
Last week’s chart-topping album, NAV’s Bad Habits, drops to 2nd place, and Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next slides to 3.
Nipsey Hussle’s 2018 release Victory Lap re-enters the chart at 14, following his passing on March 31st. The album previously peaked at 22 when it debuted in February 2018.
Other new entries in the top 50 include US metalcore band I Prevail’s Trauma, at 22, and Alabama rapper/producer Yelawolf’s Trunk Muzik, 3 at 24.
-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour commentary provided by Nielsen Canada director Paul Tuch.