On the charts: Week ending 07/01

This week’s top 10 songs and albums on the Billboard charts (07/16 issue).

Hot 100
01. (01) Drake – “One Dance” ft. Wizkid & Kyla (*8 weeks*)
02. (02) Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”
03. (04) The Chainsmokers – “Don’t Let Me Down” ft. Daya
04. (03) Desiigner – “Panda”
05. (05) Calvin Harris – “This Is What You Came For” ft. Rihanna
06. (06) Sia – “Cheap Thrills” ft. Sean Paul
07. (08) Rihanna – “Needed Me”
08. (09) Kent Jones – “Don’t Mind”
09. (10) twenty one pilots – “Ride”
10. (07) Fifth Harmony – “Work From Home” ft. Ty Dolla $ign

A slow week on the Hot 100: Drake maintains the #1 spot, while his biggest competitors are settled inside the top 10 and continue to increase their points.

Billboard 200

01. (01) Drake – VIEWS (*9 weeks*)
02. (03) Beyoncé – LEMONADE 
03. (–) The Avett Brothers – True Sadness
04. (08) twenty one pilots – Blurryface
05. (07) Rihanna – ANTI
06. (04) Broadway Cast – Hamilton: An American Musical
07. (12) Adele – 25
08. (16) Various Artists – Epic AF
09. (02) Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Getaway
10. (10) Meghan Trainor – Thank You

Drake continues to dominate the album chart with high streaming numbers for VIEWS. He is now the first man to top the Billboard 200 for 9 consecutive weeks since Billy Ray Cyrus did it in 1992. Drake’s dominance could, however, be put to an end as soon as next week due to the big projected debut of blink 182’s new album.

The fresh availability of 25 on Spotify, among other streaming services, allows Adele to return to the top 10 with a 82% increase in streaming activity. Until the past week, only the album’s 3 singles were made available for consumption on the platforms.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

01. (01) Drake – “One Dance” ft. Wizkid & Kyla (*5 weeks*)
02. (02) Rihanna – “Needed Me”
03. (04) Beyoncé – “Sorry”
04. (03) Kent Jones – “Don’t Mind”
05. (06) Desiigner – “Panda”
06. (05) O.T. Genasis – “Cut It” ft. Young Dolph
07. (10) Drake – “Controlla”
08. (08) Future – “Wicked”
09. (12) DJ Khaled – “F0r Free” ft. Drake
10. (07) Rihanna – “Work” ft. Drake

“Sorry” gets a new peak at #3 this week. DJ Khaled pays a visit to the top 10 with “For Free.”

Janet Jackson debuts at #43 with “Dammn Baby,” the 3rd single from Unbreakable. The song is close to the top 10 at Adult R&B radio and is getting a good reception.

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