Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album debuts at No. 1 this week on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, earning a clean sweep with the highest album sales, on-demand streams and digital song downloads. With over 21 million on-demand streams in one week, it sets the record for by a Country artist in the time frame, surpassing the previous peak set October 2020 by Luke Combs’ What You See Is What You Get. It is Wallen’s first chart-topping album, surpassing the No. 21 peak reached in August 2020 of his 2018 release If I Know Me.
The No. 1 album for the last two weeks, Taylor Swift’s evermore, drops to 2nd place, Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon falls to 3, The Weeknd’s After Hours edges 5-4, switching positions with The Kid Laroi’s F*ck Love.
The only other new release to debut in the top 100 belongs to Barry Gibb’s Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook Vol. 1, at 66. It is his highest appearance on the chart since the Bee Gees’ Number Ones reached No. 62 in May 2016.
– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by MRC’s Paul Tuch.