Selena Gomez’s Rare debuts at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with over 10,000 total consumption units, picking up the highest album sales, second highest on-demand streams and second-highest digital song sales for the week. It is her second chart-topping album and first since 2013’s Stars Dance. Her last album, 2015’s Revival, peaked at No. 2.
Roddy Ricch’s Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial holds at No. 2, scoring the highest on-demand stream total for the week. The single “The Box” spends a second week at the top of the Streaming Songs chart.
Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding, last week’s No. 1 album, falls to No. 3. Harry Styles’ Fine Line drops one position to No. 4 and Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go holds at No. 5.
The only other new entry in the top 50 belongs to the soundtrack for High School Musical: The Musical The Series.
Following the passing of drummer and lyricist Neil Peart, Rush’s Spirit Of Radio: 1974-1987 collection re-enters the chart at 31. The band’s consumption posted an 829% increase over last week, with album
sales up 960% and streams up 947%.
-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by Nielsen Canada Director Paul Tuch.