On the charts: Week ending 09/09

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (09/24 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) The Chainsmokers – “Closer” ft. Halsey (*4 weeks*)
02. (03) twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
03. (02) Major Lazer – “Cold Water” ft. Justin Bieber & MØ
04. (04) Sia – “Cheap Thrills” ft. Sean Paul
05. (05) The Chainsmokers – “Don’t Let Me Down” ft. Daya
06. (07) twenty one pilots – “Ride”
07. (06) Calvin Harris – “This Is What You Came For” ft. Rihanna
08. (11) Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”
09. (10) Rihanna – “Needed Me”
10. (12) Charlie Puth – “We Don’t Talk Anymore” ft. Selena Gomez

The Chainsmokers spend a 4th week at #1 (199,000 downloads sold and 40.5 million streams, up 10%), while Adele returns to the top 10 and “We Don’t Talk Anymore” by Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez makes an appearence at #10. It’s Puth’s second top 10 hit and first as a lead artist. He had previously been #1 as a featured act on “See You Again,” by Wiz Khalifa.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
02. (–) A Day to Remember – Bad Vibrations
03. (04) Drake – VIEWS
04. (06) Soundtrack – Suicide Squad: The Album
05. (02) Florida Georgia Line – Dig Your Roots
06. (01) Barbra Streisand – Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway
07. (10) twenty one pilots – Blurryface
08. (09) Rihanna – ANTI
09. (07) Beyoncé – Lemonade
10. (05) Frank Ocean – Blonde 

Travis Scott debuts at #1 with his sophomore title Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight (53,000 copies sold). The album is an Apple exclusive, both for streaming via Apple Music and purchase on the iTunes store. It’s the 5th album to hit #1 this year through an exclusive release on these two platforms.

A Day to Remember’s Bad Vibrations is the best selling album of the week with 62,000 copies sold, but debuts at #2 on the album chart.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Drake – “Controlla” (*6 weeks*)
02. (02) DJ Khaled – “For Free” ft. Drake
03. (03) Rihanna – “Needed Me”
04. (04) Tory Lanez – “Luv”
05. (05) Usher – “No Limit” ft. Young Thug
06. (06) Drake – “One Dance” ft. Wizkid & Kyla
07. (07) Dae Dae – “Wat U Mean (Aye, Aye, Aye)
08. (09) Kanye West – “Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1”
09. (10) DJ Drama – “Wishing” ft. Chris Brown, Skeme & Lyquin
10. (14) Ro James – “Permission”

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