On the charts: Week ending 10/26

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (11/08 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass” (*8 weeks*)
02. (02) Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
03. (05) Tove Lo – “Habits (Stay High)”
04. (03) Jessie J – “Bang Bang” ft. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
05. (07) Maroon 5 – “Animals”
06. (04) Iggy Azalea – “Black Widow” ft. Rita Ora
07. (06) Jeremih – “Don’t Tell ‘Em” ft. YG
08. (09) Bobby Shmurda – “Hot Boy”
09. (33) Hozier – “Take Me to Church”
10. (08) Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”

“All About That Bass” surpasses Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” as the longest running #1 by a female this week. Only Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” logged more weeks at #1 (ten weeks through March).

Billboard 200
01. (–) Slipknot – 5: The Gray Chapter
02. (–) T.I. – Paperwork
03. (–) Neil Diamond – Melody Road
04. (–) Logic – Under Pressure
05. (01) Florida Georgia Line – Anything Goes 
06. (02) Jason Aldean – Old Boots, New Dirt
07. (–) Little Big Town – Pain Killer
08. (05) Barbra Streisand – Partners
09. (–) Pentatonix – That’s Christmas To Me
10. (–) Annie Lennox – Nostalgia

T.I. earns his 8th studio album in a row; Paperwork is his ninth release overall. Barbra Streisand’s Partners crosses the Gold mark with total sales of 526,000 copies this week: that is enough to surpass sales of her last Gold-certified album, Love Is the Answer, in just 6 weeks.
Aretha Franklin’s latest album tepidly debuts at #13 with sales of about 23,000 copies.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Chris Brown – “New Flame” ft. Usher & Rick Ross (*3 weeks*)
02. (02) Rich Gang – “Lifestyle” ft. Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan
03. (04) DJ Khaled – “Hold You Down” ft. Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih
04. (07) Bobby Shmurda – “Hot Boy”
05. (03) Jeremih – “Don’t Tell ‘Em” ft. YG
06. (05) Beyoncé – “***Flawless” ft. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie/Nicki Minaj
07. (06) Drake – “0 to 100/The Catch Up”
08. (08) ScHoolboy Q – “Studio” ft. BJ The Chicago Kid
09. (13) I LOVE MAKONNEN – “Tuesday” ft. Drake
10. (09) T.I. – “About The Money” ft. Young Thug

Tamar Braxton’s “Let Me Know” (featuring Future) is the top debut this week at #44. The song is the first single from her upcoming 4th album (the third after the revamping of her music career in 2012).

 

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