On the charts: Week ending 10/14

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (29/10 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) The Chainsmokers – “Closer” ft. Halsey (*9 weeks*)
02. (02) The Weeknd – “Starboy” ft. Daft Punk
03. (03) twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
04. (05) DJ Snake – “Let Me Love You” ft. Justin Bieber
05. (–) Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
06. (06) D.R.A.M. – “Broccoli” ft. Lil Yachty
07. (04) Major Lazer – “Cold Water” ft. Justin Bieber & MØ
08. (07) Shawn Mendes – “Treat You Better”
09. (08) Sia – “Cheap Thrills” ft. Sean Paul
10. (12) Ariana Grande – “Side to Side” ft. Nicki Minaj

Bruno Mars opens the chart run for his new single “24K Magic” at #5. The track debuts with 101,000 downloads sold and 12.8 million streams, but is also aided by a big start at radio (up to #15 on Radio Songs). “24K Magic” is Bruno Mars’ 13th top 10 hit.

Ariana Grande’s “Side to Side” enters the top 10. It’s the second single from her current album to reach the top portion of the chart, following the lead single and title track “Dangerous Woman,” which peaked at #8.

Other debuts on the Hot 100 this week include new singles from John Legend (“Love Me Now”) at #55 and Maroon 5 (“Don’t Wanna Know” featuring Kendrick Lamar) at #56 and Lady Gaga’s “Million Reasons,” released as a promo track at #76.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Green Day – Revolution Radio
02. (–) Norah Jones – Day Breaks
03. (–) OneRepublic – Oh My My
04. (03) Drake – VIEWS 
05. (04) Soundtrack – Suicide Squad: The Album 
06. (01) Solange – A Seat at the Table
07. (08) twenty one pilots – Blurryface
08. (–) Alter Bridge – The Last Hero
09. (–) Phantogram – Three
10. (07) Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman

After the tepid reception to their trilogy, Green Day return to the Billboard 200 at #1 with Radio Revolution. The album sold 95,000 copies and it’s their first #1 in seven years.

Norah Jones also comes back to the album chart with Day Breaks at #2 (44,000 sold). Jones is one of the few artists with at least one Diamond-certified album, as her 2004 debut Come Away With Me sold more than 11 million copies.

OneRepublic’s Oh My My completes this week’s top 3 with 35,000 copies sold and marks their highest peak on the chart.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (07) D.R.A.M. – “Broccoli”
02. (01) Rihanna – “Needed Me”
03. (06) Kanye West – “Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1”
04. (03) Tory Lanez – “Luv”
05. (02) Usher – “No Limit” ft. Young Thug
06. (04) Drake – “Controlla”
07. (05) DJ Khaled – “For Free” ft. Drake
08. (08) Chance The Rapper – “No Problem” ft. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
09. (10) Beyoncé – “Hold Up”
10. (09) DJ Drama – “Wishing” ft. Chris Brown, Skeme & Lyquin

A big jump for “Broccoli,” which takes the #1 spot this week. Kanye West also jumps into the top 3 with “Father Stretch My Hands,” his highest peak since 2011.

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