Taylor Swift’s folklore returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 11,000 total consumption units and racking up the highest album sales total for the week. It is the album’s fourth non-consecutive week at No. 1, making it her second-longest-running chart-topping release to date, surpassed only by 1989, which held the No. 1 position for nine weeks in late 2014.
Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon drops to No. 2 with the highest on-demand stream total for the week, and Juice WRLD’s Legends Never Die remains at No. 3.
Three new releases debut in the top ten, led by Metallica & The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra’s S&M2, at No. 4. It is the band’s highest-charting album since 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct entered at No. 1 and it matches the No. 4 peak of their first team up on S & M in December 1999.
Katy Perry’s Smile lands at No. 5, her first release since 2017’s Witness entered at No. 1.
B4 The Storm, the debut album from the American hip-hop collective Internet Money, comes in at No. 7.
Other new entries include Brit singer and American producer Dua Lipa & The Blessed Madonna’s Club Future Nostalgia at No. 13, Brit electro duo Disclosure’s Energy at No. 37, American rapper Jaden’s CTV3: Cool Tape Vol. 3 at No. 55, HatCan singer Dallas Smith’s Timeless at No. 58, Quebec City rapper Souldia’s Silence Radio at No. 61 and Swift Current, SK hat singer Colter Wall’s Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs at No. 63.
– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by MRC’s Paul Tuch.