On the charts: Week ending 09/11

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (09/26 issue).

Hot 100
01. (02) The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face” (*3 weeks*)
02. (03) The Weeknd – “The Hills”
03. (01) Justin Bieber – “What Do You Mean?”
04. (04) Silento – “Watch Me”
05. (05) OMI – “Cheerleader”
06. (06) Major Lazer & Dj Snake – “Lean On” ft. MØ”
07. (07) Selena Gomez – “Good For You” ft. A$AP Rocky
08. (08) Fetty Wap – “679” ft. Remy Boyz
09. (09) R. City – “Locked Away” ft. Adam Levine
10. (12) Ed Sheeran – “Photograph”

The Weeknd returns to #1, but he also occupies the first two positions as a lead act of the chart for the first time since 2009, when Black Eyed Peas did it with “Boom Boom Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling.” He’s the first solo male act to achieve this feat.

Billboard 200
01. (01) The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness (*2 weeks*)
02. (–) Five Finger Death Punch – Got Your Six
03. (–) Travi$ Scott – Rodeo
04. (–) Iron Maiden – Book of Souls
05. (–) Troye Sivan – Wild
06. (03) Luke Bryan – Kill the Lights 
07. (04) Taylor Swift – 1989 
08. (02) Halsey – Badlands
09. (06) Ed Sheeran – X 
10. (11) Future – DS2

Beauty Behind the Madness spends a 2nd week at #1, despite not being the top selling album of the week. With 114,000 copies sold, Five Fingers Death Punch’s Got Your Six has that honor. With both the #1 song and album in the US, The Weeknd is the first male artist to top both charts since Robin Thicke led them in 2013 with the Blurred Lines album and its title track.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (03) Meek Mill – “All Eyes on You” ft. Chris Brown & Nicki Minaj
02. (01) Jeremih – “Planes” ft. J. Cole
03. (02) Fetty Wap – “My Way” ft. Monty
04. (04) Rich Homie Quan – “Flex (Ooh Ooh Ooh)”
05. (06) Fetty Wap – “679” ft. Remy Boyz
06. (10) The Weeknd – “The Hills”
07. (07) The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
08. (05) Jidenna – “Classic Man” ft. Roman GianArthur
09. (08) Rihanna – “Bitch Better Have My Money”
10. (09) K Camp – “Comfortable”

Meek Mill ascends to the top of the chart, while Drake’s “Hotline Bling” is this week’s Greatest Gainer with a 22-16 jump.

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