On the charts: Week ending 03/25

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (04/09 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake (*6 weeks*)
02. (03) Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
03. (02) Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
04. (05) Flo Rida – “In My House”
05. (04) twenty one pilots – “Stressed Out”
06. (12) Meghan Trainor – “No”
07. (07) G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha – “Me, Myself & I”
08. (06) ZAYN – “Pillowtalk”
09. (09) DNCE – “Cake By the Ocean”
10. (11) Mike Posner – “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”

“7 Years” reaches a new peak of #2 this week. While it is no longer the #1 selling song in the US, it keeps growing in airplay and streaming.

Meghan Trainor earns her 4th top 10 hit as “No” climbs to #6 in its third week, aided by the release of the music video and a spike in digital sales (#1 with 128,000 downloads sold).

Billboard 200
01. (–) Gwen Stefani – This Is What the Truth Feels Like
02. (–) Jordan Smith – Something Beautiful
03. (01) Rihanna – ANTI 
04. (02) Adele – 25
05. (03) Justin Bieber – Purpose
06. (07) Chris Stapleton – Traveller 
07. (08) twenty one pilots – Blurryface 
08. (–) Soundtrack – The Passion: New Orleans
09. (–) Kane Brown – Chapter I
10. (04) Joey+Rory – Hymns 

Gwen Stefani debuts at #1 with This Is What the Truth Feels Like, her new album in 10 years. With 76,000 copies sold, it’s a much lower debut than that of The Sweet Escape in 2006 (243,000 copies), but Gwen now has a solo #1 album under her belt. This is, in fact, the first time she has ever topped the albums chart, aside from her work as the lead singer of No Doubt.

While Gwen debuts at #1 as a judge on The Voice, Jordan Smith enters the chart at #2 as the latest winner of the talent show. Something Beautiful sold 52,000 copies in its first week.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake (*4 weeks*)
02. (02) Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
03. (05) Jeremih – “oui”
04. (03) Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”
05. (04) Beyoncé – “Formation”
06. (06) Bryson Tiller – “Exchange”
07. (07) Luke Nasty – “Might Be”
08. (09) Kevin Gates – “Phones”
09. (08) Tory Lanez – “Say It”
10. (10) Yo Gotti – “Down in the DM”

 

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