On the charts: Week ending 11/23

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (12/06 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Taylor Swift – “Blank Space” (*2 weeks*)
02. (02) Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”
03. (06) Hozier – “Take Me to Church”
04. (04) Maroon 5 – “Animals”
05. (03) Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
06. (05) Tove Lo – “Habits (Stay High)”
07. (09) Sam Smith – “I’m Not The Only One”
08. (10) Nick Jonas – “Jealous”
09. (13) Ariana Grande – “Love Me Harder” ft. The Weeknd
10. (11) Ed Sheeran – “Don’t”

Not much movement in the top 10 this week, besides a couple of re-enters due to the AMAs boost. Hozier, Sam Smith and Nick Jonas all achieve new peaks for their current singles.

Billboard 200
01. (–) One Direction – Four
02. (01) Taylor Swift – 1989
03. (08) Pentatonix – That’s Christmas to Me
04. (–) Nickelback – No Fixed Address
05. (04) Garth Brooks – Man Against Machine
06. (03) Pink Floyd – The Endless River
07. (02) Foo Fighters – Sonic Highway
08. (–) Black Widow – In This Moment
09. (13) Michael Bublé – Christmas
10. (16) Idina Menzel – Holiday Wishes

One Direction debuts at #1 with sales of 387,000 on the last Billboard 200 based exclusively on album sales. Next week Billboard will start introducing the new methodology. With Four, One Direction becomes the only group to debut at #1 with their first four albums, besting a record they had already set last year.

Three Holiday titles make an appearence on this week’s top 10.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
01. (01) DJ Khaled – “Hold You Down” ft. Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih (*5 weeks*)
02. (05) I LOVE MAKONNEN – “Tuesday” ft. Drake
03. (02) Chris Brown – “New Flame” ft. Usher & Rick Ross
04. (06) Rae Sremmurd – “No Type”
05. (03) Bobby Shmurda – “Hot Boy”
06. (04) Rich Gang – “Lifestyle” ft. Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan
07. (07) Disclosure – “Latch” ft. Sam Smith
08. (09) Trey Songz – “Touchin Lovin” ft. Nicki Minaj
09. (08) T.I. – “About The Money” ft. Young Thug
10. (11) Dej Loaf – “Try Me”

The top debut on the chart this week is Beyoncé’s latest single “7/11” at #42. The track also gets Greatest Gainer honors.

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