On the charts: Week ending 10/16

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (10/31 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) The Weeknd – “The Hills” (*5 weeks*)
02. (02) Drake – “Hotline Bling”
03. (03) Justin Bieber – “What Do You Mean?”
04. (05) Fetty Wap – “679” ft. Remy Boyz
05. (08) Shawn Mendes – “Stitches”
06. (09) Taylor Swift – “Wildest Dreams”
07. (06) The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”
08. (07) R. City – “Locked Away” ft. Adam Levine
09. (04) Silento – “Watch Me”
10. (10) Selena Gomez – “Good For You” ft. A$AP Rocky

Remixes keep “The Hills” at the top of the chart: two new versions of the song, one with Eminem, the other with Nicki Minaj, account for 49% of the track’s sales this week. The Weeknd’s performance on SNL also contributes to his staying power.

Billboard 200
01. (–) Selena Gomez – Revival
02. (–) The Game – The Documentary 2
03. (02) The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness 
04. (04) Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap 
05. (03) Drake & Future – What a Time to Be Alive 
06. (06) Taylor Swift – 1989 
07. (09) Luke Bryan – Kill the Lights 
08. (01) Janet Jackson – Unbreakable
09. (07) Thomas Rhett – Tangled Up
10. (–) Jana Kramer – Thirty-One

Selena Gomez earns her 2nd #1 album in the US with 85,000 copies sold. The Game’s The Documentary 2 is the rapper’s 7th top 10 album and his highest peak since 2011, when he opened at #1 with The R.E.D. Album.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Drake – “Hotline Bling” (*2 weeks*)
02. (02) The Weeknd – “The Hills”
03. (03) Fetty Wap – “679” ft. Remy Boyz
04. (07) Chris Brown – “Liquor”
05. (05) Future – “Where Ya At” ft. Drake
06. (04) Jeremih – “Planes” ft. J. Cole
07. (06) Meek Mill – “All Eyes on You” ft. Chris Brown & Nicki Minaj
08. (08) K Camp – “Comfortable”
09. (09) Rich Homie Quan – “Flex (Ooh Ooh Ooh)”
10. (10) The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”

 

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