25 Chart Takeaways: Adele Tops (Again), Yo Gotti Lands At No. 4

Adele, 25 © Columbia

There’s news that won’t shock a soul! Adele returns to the top of the charts with 25 AGAIN! The top 10 did land one new debut, courtesy of Yo Gotti. Those takeaways and many, many more – well like 23 more!

1) Adele returns to the top of the Billboard 200 with 25 for a tenth nonconsecutive week.

2) Rihanna’s ANTI rises from no. 3 to no. 2, its fifth week on the Billboard 200.

3) Memphis rapper Yo Gotti’s latest effort The Art Of Hustle debuts at no. 4.

Joey + Rory, Hymns © Farmhouse Recordings

4) Joey + Rory spend a second week in the top 10. Hymns slips four spots from no. 4 to no. 8.

Kevin Gates, Islah © Bread Winners’ Association/Atlantic

5) Kevin Gates’ Islah reenters the top 10 (no. 11 to no. 9). So does Bryson Tiller’s TRAPSOUL (no. 13 to no. 10).

Future, EVOL © Atlantic

6) Future’s EVOL slips four spots from no. 10 to no. 14, its third week on the charts.

7) Hamilton: An American Musical enters the top 20 this week, ascending four spots from no. 21 to no. 17. Hamilton has spent 22 weeks on the charts so far.

8) Coldplay’s A Head Full Of Dreams slips from no. 14 to no. 24 in its 12th week on the charts.

9) Lake Street Dive’s latest album Side Pony debuts at no. 29, only the second new album debuting in the top 40 of the Billboard 200!

Panic! At The Disco, Death Of A Bachelor © Fueled By Ramen

10) Panic! At The Disco’s Death Of A Bachelor slips 11 spots from no. 19 to no. 30.

Ellie Goulding, Delirium © Interscope

11) Ellie Goulding’s Delirium improves from no. 52 to no. 39 in its 16th week on the Billboard 200.

BJ The Chicago Kid, In My Mind © Motown

12) BJ The Chicago Kid debuts quietly at no. 43 with his major label debut, In My Mind.

Animal Collective, Painting With © Domino

13) Animal Collective’s Painting With debuts at no. 46. It is only the fourth of six new debuts within the top 50 of this week’s Billboard 200. The rest of the newbies – Young Dolph’s King Of Memphis (no. 49) and Dig Deep’s After The Burial (no. 50).

Troye Sivan, Blue Neighbourhood © Capitol

14) Troye Sivan’s Blue Neighbourhood improves 13 spots from no. 70 to no. 57.

15) Mike Posner’s The Truth (EP) ascends 18 spots from no. 76 to no. 58. No. 58 is a new peak for the EP.

16) Wolfmother’s Victorious debuts modestly at no. 71.

17) Carole King’s Tapestry reenters the Billboard 200 at no. 80.

Wiz Khalifa, Khalifa © Atlantic

18) Wiz Khalifa’s latest album Khalifa slips 37 spots from no. 45 to no. 82. Not a good run for Wiz.

Vince Gill, Down To My Last Bad Habit © MCA Nashville

19) Vince Gill’s Down To My Last Bad Habit slips 50 spots from no. 35 to no. 85 in its second week. OUCH!

Simple Plan, Taking One For The Team © Atlantic

20) Simple Plan’s prime has clearly passed. Taking One For The Team debuts tepidly at no. 94. Day-umm son!!!

21) Foo FightersSaint Cecilia EP debuts at no. 117. The EP has been out since late 2015.

22) Kelly Clarkson’s Piece By Piece reenters the Billboard 200 at no. 120.

Ty Dolla $ign, Free TC © Atlantic

23) Ty Dolla $ign’s Free TC ascends 26 spots from no. 149 to no. 123.

24) Cam’s Untamed slips from no. 90 to no. 133 in its 11th week on the charts.

25) Andra Day’s Cheers To The Fall plummets 134 spots from no. 48 to no. 182. This is only Day’s third week on the Billboard 200.

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