Adele Sets Record At No. 1, and Michael Bublé Rings In Xmas
Adele’s 30 debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, achieving a sweep of highest album sales, on-demand streams and digital song sales for the week. It is her third consecutive chart-topping album. 30 surpasses Drake’s 2018 album Scorpion for the highest one-week consumption unit total since MRC Data began factoring in streams and digital song sales with album sales in 2016 and it has the highest one-week album sales since P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma in November 2017. The two other No. 1 albums from Adele are in the top 30 this week, with 25 at 22 and 21 at 27.
Last week’s No. 1 album, Taylor Swift’s Red (Taylor’s Version), drops to 2nd place and Ed Sheeran’s = steps back to 3.
With the new deluxe 10th-anniversary version of the album, Michael Bublé's Christmas pops 7-4, and Drake’s Certified Lover Boy falls one position, to No. 5.
Two other new releases debut in the top 50 this week. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss’ Raise the Roof enters at No. 16, their first collaboration since 2007’s Raising Sand reached No. 5. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concert lands at No. 38.
– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by MRC Data's Paul Tuch