Lil Nas X’s debut EP 7 debuts at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 7,700 total consumption units and scoring the highest audio-on-demand streams and digital song downloads for the week. The release, which contains the current No. 1 Streaming and Digital song, Old Town Road, is the first No. 1 album by a first-time charted artist since Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy entered at the top in April 2018.
The Raconteurs’ Help Us Stranger debuts at 2, racking up the top album sales total in the week. This is the Motor City rock band’s highest charting album to date, surpassing the No. 4 peak of their last album, 2008’s Consolers of The Lonely.
Last week’s No. 1 album, Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, falls to 3, Jonas Brothers’ Happiness Begins drops to 4 and Khalid’s Free Spirit holds at 5.
Drake’s Scorpion spends its 52nd week on the chart, holding at 7, and Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next returns to the top 10, moving 11-8 (+3%).
Other debuts in the top 50 include trap rapper Gucci Mane’s Delusions Of Grandeur, at 18, and Mark Ronson’s Late Night Feelings at 42.
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello’s Senorita debuts at No. 2 on both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts and is the second charted song for the duo, following the No. 6 digital song “I Know What You Did Last Summer” in January 2016.
-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with colour commentary provided by Nielsen Canada director Paul Tuch.