On the charts: Week ending 10/30

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (11/14 issue).

Hot 100
01. (–) Adele – “Hello”
02. (–) Justin Bieber – “Sorry”
03. (02) Drake – “Hotline Bling”
04. (01) The Weeknd – “The Hills”
05. (03) Justin Bieber – “What Do You Mean?”
06. (04) Shawn Mendes – “Stitches”
07. (05) Taylor Swift – “Wildest Dreams”
08. (06) Fetty Wap – “679” ft. Remy Boyz
09. (08) R. City – “Locked Away” ft. Adam Levine
10. (07) The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

With 1.112 million downloads sold Adele breaks the record set by Flo Rida’s “Right Round” (636,000) for most downloads sold in one week. “Hello” is Adele’s 4th #1 US hit, following the three singles from her blockbuster second album 21, which topped the Hot 100 between 2011 and 2012. The song also debuts at #1 with 61.6 million streams, the second highest figure ever behind “Harlem Shake” (103 million) and 73 million audience impressions at radio. “Hello” broke the 24h VEVO record (27.7 million) previously held by Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” (20.1 million) and is the fastest video to reach 100 million views since Miley Cyrus’ “Wreecking Ball. (5 vs. 6 days).

With Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” also debuting at #2, this week marks the second time in the history of the Hot 100 that such a feat happens. The last time the top 2 tracks were debuts was in 2003, when Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard from American Idol launched with their first singles.

Billboard 200
01. (–) 5 Seconds of Summer – Sounds Good Feels Good
02. (–) Carrie Underwood – Storyteller
03. (03) The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness 
04. (05) Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap 
05. (–) Blake Shelton – Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits
06. (08) Drake & Future – What a Time to Be Alive
07. (09) Taylor Swift – 1989 
08. (01) Pentatonix – Pentatonix 
09. (07) Selena Gomez – Revival
10. (–) Andrea Bocelli – Cinema

5 Seconds of Summer beat Carrie Underwood for #1 this week. The groups debuts at #1 with 179,000 copies sold, while the Country star’s new album starts at #2 with sales of 164,000. Underwood, who is hosting the CMAs with Brad Paisley on Wednesday, has a chance to rise to #1 on the next chart due to low competition from the new releases.

Andrea Bocelli’s Cinema is the Italian tenor’s 8th top 10 title in the US. The album, containing interpretations of classic songs from films, debuts at #10 with 29,000 copies sold.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) Drake – “Hotline Bling” (*4 weeks*)
02. (02) The Weeknd – “The Hills”
03. (03) Fetty Wap – “679” ft. Remy Boyz
04. (04) Chris Brown – “Liquor”
05. (05) Future – “Where Ya At” ft. Drake
06. (06) Jeremih – “Planes” ft. J. Cole
07. (07) Meek Mill – “All Eyes on You” ft. Chris Brown & Nicki Minaj
08. (08) Drake – “Back to Back”
09. (09) Ty Dolla $ign – “Blasé” ft. Future & Rae Sremmurd
10. (13) Travi$ Scott – “Antidote”

 

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