On the charts: Week ending 04/15


This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (04/30 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake (*9 weeks*)
02. (05) Desiigner – “Panda”
03. (02) Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
04. (03) Meghan Trainor – “No”
05. (04) ZAYN – “Pillowtalk”
06. (08) Mike Posner – “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”
07. (09) Fifth Harmony – “Work From Home” ft. Ty Dolla $ign
08. (06) Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
09. (12) DNCE – “Cake By the Ocean”
10. (10) G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha – “Me, Myself & I”

“Panda” inches up to #2 this week, with big gains on the streaming and digital fronts, where it advances to #1 and #4 respectively and a #32 debut in airplay. With all the components growing at a fast rate, the song is poised to be the next Hot 100 #1, finally putting an end to the run of “Work.”

Outside of the top 10 Drake moves up to #13 with “One Dance,” which is the top selling song of the week with 119,000 downloads shifted.

Billboard 200
01. (–) The Lumineers – Cleopatra
02. (–) Deftones – Gore
03. (02) Chris Stapleton – Traveller 
04. (01) Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
05. (06) Rihanna – ANTI 
06. (08) Justin Bieber – Purpose 
07. (10) twenty one pilots – Blurryface 
08. (07) ZAYN – Mind of Mine 
09. (09) Adele – 25
10. (03) Lukas Graham – Lukas Graham 

The Lumineers debut at #1 with their second album, Cleopatra. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2012, peaked at #2 and ended up selling 1.7 million copies thanks to the success of the hit single “Ho Hey.”

The other top 10 debut this week is Gore by Deftones. The album sold 69,000 copies and is their highest peaking release since 2003 and 5th top 10.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake (*7 weeks*)
02. (02) Bryson Tiller – “Exchange”
03. (03) Jeremih – “oui”
04. (05) Luke Nasty – “Might Be”
05. (07) Kevin Gates – “2 Phones”
06. (04) Bryson Tiller – “Don’t”
07. (12) Desiigner – “Panda”
08. (06) Beyoncé – “Formation”
09. (08) Chris Brown – “Back to Sleep”
10. (09) Tory Lanez – “Say It”

Desiigner bursts into the top 10 with “Panda,” while Maxwell nabs the highest debut of the week at #30 with “Lake By the Ocean.”

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