On the charts: Week ending 09/21

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

Hot 100
01. (01) Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass” (*3 weeks*)
02. (02) Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
03. (05) Jessie J – “Bang Bang” ft. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
04. (03)  Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”
05. (04) Iggy Azalea – “Black Widow” ft. Rita Ora
06. (06) Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
07. (08) Ariana Grande – “Break Free” ft. Zedd
08. (10) Charli XCX – “Boom Clap”
09. (11) Sia – “Chandelier”
10. (12) Jeremih – “Don’t Tell ‘Em” ft. YG

Meghan Trainor leads the Hot 100 and an all-female top 5 for the 3rd consecutive week. This week’s top debut is Jennifer Lopez’s newest single “Booty” (featuring Iggy Azalea), which blasts onto the chart following the release of the music video. 92% of its chart points come from streaming.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Barbra Streisand – Partners
02. (–) Chris Brown – X
03. (–) Tim McGraw – Sundown Heaven Town
04. (–) George Strait – The Cowboy Rides Away: Live
05. (–) Train – Bulletproof Picasso
06. (57) OneRepublic – Native
07. (02) Maroon 5 – V
08. (01) Lecrae – Anomaly
09. (–) Motionless in White – Reincarnate
10. (–) Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – World on Fire

The debut of Partners gives Barbra Streisand her 10th #1 album. The legendary singer sold 196,000 copies, exceeding the 160,000 projection that had been reported and she now has the most #1 albums for a female artist in the US. Read more about Barbra’s newest chart record here.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Jeremih – “Don’t Tell ‘Em” ft. YG (*5 weeks*)
02. (03) Rich Gang – “Lifestyle” ft. Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan
03. (06) Chris Brown – “New Flame” ft. Usher & Rick Ross
04. (02) ScHoolboy Q – “Studio” ft. BJ The Chicago Kid
05. (04) Drake – “0 to 100/The Catch Up”
06. (05) Beyoncé – “***Flawless” ft. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie/Nicki Minaj
07. (07) Lil Wayne – “Believe Me” ft. Drake
08. (08) Rae Sremmurd – “No Flex Zone”
09. (18) Bobby Shmurda – “Hot Boy”
10. (11) Usher – “Good Kisser”

Chris Brown gets another top 5 hit from his newest album.

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