On the charts: Week ending 02/03

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (02/18 issue).

Hot 100
01. (02) Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” (*2 weeks*)
02. (01) Migos – “Bad and Boujee” ft. Lil Uzi Vert
03. (05) ZAYN & Taylor Swift – “Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”
04. (04) Machine Gun Kelly – “Bad Things” ft. Camila Cabello
05. (03) The Chainsmokers – “Closer” ft. Halsey
06. (07) Maroon 5 – “Don’t Wanna Know” ft. Kendrick Lamar
07. (08) The Weeknd – “Starboy” ft. Daft Punk
08. (09) Drake – “Fake Love”
09. (06) Rae Sremmurd – “Black Beatles” ft. Gucci Mane
10. (10) Alessia Cara – “Scars to Your Beautiful”

Ed Sheeran returns to #1 with “Shape of You.” The song gained by 19% in streaming after the release of the music video and its sales rose by 11% to 115,000. In addition, it’s the top Airplay Gainer of the week.

The rest of the top 10 looks stale. Only Zayn and Taylor Swift make a move into the top 3 after a full week since the premiere of the music video. The song is part of the soundtrack for the anticipated Fifty Shades Darker, scheduled to open in theaters next week.

Billboard 200
01. (01) Migos – Culture
02. (–) Brantley Gilbert – The Devil Don’t Sleep
03. (–) Kehlani – SweetSexySavage
04. (01) The Weeknd – Starboy 
05. (–) Various Artists – Now 61
06. (03) Various Artists – La La Land Soundtrack  
07. (04) Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
08. (–) Train – A Girl A Bottle A Boat
09. (07) Post Malone – StoneyDrake – VIEWS
10. (06) Various Artists – Moana Soundtrack

Migos score their first #1 album just after getting their first #1 song. Culture debuted with 44,000 in traditional sales, but clearly its total was fueled by the streaming forec of its single.

Brantley Gilbert instead has the top selling album of the week with The Devil Don’t Sleep selling 66,000 copies.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Drake – “Fake Love” (*3 weeks*)
02. (02) Migos – “Bad And Boujee” ft. Lil Uzi Vert
03. (03) Rae Sreemmurd – “Black Beatles” ft. Gucci Mane
04. (04) Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
05. (05) Amine – “Caroline”
06. (06) DJ Luke Nasty – “OTW”
07. (07) Future – “Used to This” ft. Drake
08. (10) Chris Brown – “Party” ft. Usher & Gucci Mane
09. (09) Rihanna – “Sex With Me”
10. (08) PARTYNEXTDOOR – “Come And See Me” ft. Drake

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