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The Weeknd Top The Charts

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Apr 6, 2020.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

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    The Weeknd have the number one album in the country:


    The album earned 138,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending April 2 according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. That’s down 69% as compared to the set’s first week, when it entered with 2020’s biggest week for an album: 444,000 units.

    5 Seconds of Summer came in at number two due to a shipping error:


    5 Seconds of Summer scores its fifth top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart as Calm surges from No. 62 to No. 2 with 133,000 equivalent album units earned (up 1,159%) in the week ending April 2. Of that sum, 113,000 are in album sales (up 970%), 19,000 are SEA units and 1,000 are TEA units. The set is also the best-selling album of the week, and is No. 1 on the Top Album Sales chart.

    All five of 5 Seconds of Summer’s top 10 albums have also reached the top two. Calm is the quartet’s fourth full-length studio album.

    Calm made an early arrival on the Billboard 200 chart dated April 4 at No. 62 with 11,000 in CD sales (in the tracking week ending March 26) from the band’s concert ticket/album bundle with its upcoming U.S. tour. The CDs were inadvertently fulfilled to customers prior to the album’s actual release date of March 27 due to a clerical error. Customers received the album as early as March 23. Longstanding Billboard policy is to reflect album sale activity in the tracking week that the paying customer receives the album.

     
  2. That's wild! What an odd occurence.
     
  3. somethingwitty

    Regular

    Kinda lame to see The Weeknd add three additional b-sides to his album a week after release, just to take advantage of streaming and the way it’s calculated.
     
  4. sowrongitsryan

    Newbie

    Lol