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On The Charts: August 06, 2019

Ed Sheeran’s No. 6 Collaborations Project remains at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart for the third straight week, with 11,000 total consumption units. The album scores the highest audio on-demand streams total , the second highest digital song total and third highest album sales for the week.

Of Monsters And Men’s Fever Dream debuts at No. 2, picking up the highest album sales total for the week. It is their third straight top five album and first release since 2015’s Beneath The Skin debuted at No. 1.

Chance The Rapper’s The Big Day debuts at No. 3 with the second highest audio on-demand stream total for the week. It is his first top ten album in Canada, surpassing the No. 18 peak of Acid Rap in July of this year.

Nf’s The Search debuts at No. 4. It is his first top ten album, surpassing the No. 14 peak of his last release, 2017’s Perception.

With the release of a deluxe version of the album featuring his top five duet with Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes’ self-titled album leaps 55-6 with a 331% consumption increase. It is the album’s highest chart position since July 2018.

Other new releases debuting in the top 50 include YBN Cordae’s The Lost Boy at No. 12 and Burna Boy’s African Giant at No. 33.

Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road spends its 17th week at No. 1 on the Streaming songs chart, setting the record for most weeks at the top of the chart. The song also holds at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart.

-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with colour commentary provided by Nielsen Canada Director Paul Tuch.

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