The Weeknd’s After Hours debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, achieving the highest album sales and on-demand stream totals for the week. With over 54,000 total consumption units, it is the highest one week total so far in 2020. It is his fourth consecutive chart-topping album, his first since 2018’s My Dear Melancholy, and it is the second No. 1 album in 2020 from a Canadian artist (following Justin Bieber’s Changes). The Weeknd has two songs landing in the top ten of the Streaming Songs chart, with Blinding Lights moving 9-3, and In Your Eyes debuting at No. 8.
The No. 1 album for the last two weeks, Lil Uzi Vert’s Eternal Atake, falls to No. 2 and Justin Bieber’s Changes and Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding each drop one position to 3 and 4 respectively.
Conan Gray’s debut full-length album Kid Krow debuts at 5.
Following his passing on March 20, Kenny Rogers’ The Best Of Kenny Rogers: Through The Years enters at 12 and is the top consumed Country release for the week. His 1978 single The Gambler enters the Digital Songs chart at No. 2 and his 1983 duet with Dolly Parton on Islands In The Stream lands at No. 4.
Other new entries this week include Childish Gambino’s 3.15.20, at 17; Kelsea Ballerini’s Kelsea, at 23; and Louis-Jean Cormier’s Quand La Nuit Tombe, at 24.
Roddy Ricch’s The Box remains at the top of the Streaming Songs chart for the 12th straight week and Tones And I’s Dance Monkey spends its 18th non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart.
-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by Nielsen Canada Director, Paul Tuch.