On The Charts: May 07, 2019
P!nk’s Hurts 2B Human debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 13,000 total consumption units and earning the highest digital song download total for the week. This is her third consecutive chart-topping album, following 2012’s The Truth About Love and 2017’s Beautiful Trauma.
Australian Contemporary Christian ensemble Hillsong United’s People debuts at 2 with the highest album sales total for the week that is also their top charting album to date, surpassing the No. 4 peak of 2015’s Empires.
Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? drops to 3 and continues to have the highest audio-on-demand stream total for the week.
The third new entry in the top five this week belongs to South Central LA rapper Schoolboy Q’s Crash Talk, at 5. It is his third straight top five and first since Blank Face peaked at 2 in 2016.
Other debuts in the top 50 include the Game of Thrones inspired album, For the Throne, at 21; Welsh pop singer Marina’s Love + Fear, at 32; The Cranberries’ In The End, at 34; and Matchbox Twenty lead-singer Rob Thomas’ Chip Tooth Smile, at 36.
Taylor Swift’s “Me!,” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie, debuts at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart. It is her 13th chart-topping digital song and first since “…Ready For It?” in September 2017.
-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour commentary provided by Nielsen Canada Director Paul Tuch.