On the charts: Week ending 05/17

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (05/30 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Wiz Khalifa – “See You Again” ft. Charlie Puth (*6 weeks*)
02. (02) Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
03. (03) The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
04. (05) WALK THE MOON – “Shut Up And Dance”
05. (04) Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk!” ft. Bruno Mars
06. (08) Jason Derulo – “Want to Want Me”
07. (07) Maroon 5 – “Sugar”
08. (08) Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”
09. (11) T-Wayne – “Nasty Freestyle”
10. (09) Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

“See You Again” spends a 6th week at #1, but Taylor Swift is coming to claim the throne: “Bad Blood”, the 4th single off her 1989 album, re-enters the Hot 100 at #53 this week following the premiere of the star studded music video on Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards.
The track is expected to jump to the top spot on the next chart, as it broke the 24h streaming record on VEVO (20.1 million views), previously held by Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” with 19.6 million, and is comfortably sitting at #1 on iTunes.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Various Artists – Pitch Perfect 2 Soundtrack
02. (01) Mumford & Sons – Wilder Mind 
03. (06) Various Artists – Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack 
04. (30) David Guetta – Listen
05. (07) Various Artists – Furious 7 Soundtrack 
06. (–) Incubus – Trust Fall (Side A)
07. (05) Zac Brown Band – JEKYLL + HYDE
08. (02) Josh Groban – Stages  
09. (09) Taylor Swift – 1989 
10. (08) Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

The Pitch Perfect 2 Soundtrack debuts at #1 with sales of 92,000 units. It is the 3rd soundtrack album to reach #1 in 2015 so far.
David Guetta’s Listen zooms back into the top 5 thanks to a $0.99 sale on Google Play this week. It had initially peaked at #22 last December upon its debut.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” (*6 weeks*)
02. (02) Omarion – “Post to Be” ft. Chris Brown & Jhené Aiko
03. (04) Big Sean – “Blessings” ft. Drake
04. (03) Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
05. (06) Trey Songz – “Slow Motion”
06. (05) Rae Sremmurd – “Throw Sum Mo” ft. Nicki Minaj
07. (07) Wale – “The Matrimony” ft. Usher
08. (09) Ciara – “I Bet”
09. (10) Future – “Commas”
10. (08) Kanye West – “All Day” ft. Theophilus London; Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney

Notable debuts the chart this week: “This Could Be Us,” Rae Sremmurd’s newest single, at #46; Miguel’s latest “Coffee” at #48 and Dej Loaf with “Me, U & Hennessey” at #49.

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