On the charts: Week ending 02/12

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (02/27 issue).

Hot 100
01. (02) Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself” (*2 weeks*)
02. (04) twenty one pilots – “Stressed Out”
03. (03) Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
04. (07) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake
05. (08) Flo Rida – “In My House”
06. (05) Adele – “Hello”
07. (01) ZAYN – “Pillowtalk”
08. (10) G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha – “Me, Myself & I”
09. (09) The Chainsmokers – “Roses” ft. ROZES
10. (11) Shawn Mendes – “Stitches”

Justin Bieber returns to #1 for a second week with “Love Yourself.” The song is now also #1 on Radio Songs (where it replaces Justin’s own “Sorry”) and sees increases in digital sales and streaming this week. Last week’s #1 debut, Zayn Malik’s “Pillowtalk,” drops to #7.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Future – EVOL 
02. (03) Adele – 25 
03. (01) Rihanna – ANTI
04. (16) Coldplay – A Head Full of Dreams
05. (05) Justin Bieber – Purpose 
06. (–) Wiz Khalifa – Khalifa
07. (–) Various Artists – Now 57
08. (–) Elton John – Wonderful Crazy Night
09. (07) twenty one pilots – Blurryface
10. (02) Kevin Gates – Islah

Future earns his 3rd #1 album with EVOL.  The album is the third in a row of his releases to debut at the top; it sold 100,000 copies.

Coldplay’s A Head Full of Dreams returns to the top 10 following the band’s performance during the SuperBowl Halftime Show. The album was also discounted at digital retailers such as iTunes and Google Play, a move which boosted its sales by 372% to 71,000 copies.

Pop legend Elton John’s latest album debuts at #8 giving him the 19th top 10 title. Wonderful Crazy Night sold 57,000 copies in its first week.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Tory Lanez – “Say It” (*4 weeks*)
02. (02) Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
03. (05) Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”
04. (04) Yo Gotti – “Down in the DM”
05. (03) Drake – “Hotline Bling”
06. (07) Jeremih – “oui”
07. (12) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake
08. (06) Drake & Future – “Jumpman”
09. (08) J. Cole – “No Role Modelz”
10. (09) Young Thug – “Best Friend”

Beyoncé’s “Formation” is the top debut this week just outside the top 10, at #11. The track is gaining a lot of traction at Urban radio without any official release and is the most added song this week.

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