25 Chart Takeaways: Drake Returns for 10th Week at No. 1


Keeping it real, y’all thought he was done, didn’t you? Who prey tell? Drake (Views), of course!  Guess what, Drake ain’t done yet! While Blink-182 (California) was able to knock Views off the pedestal it kept warm for nine weeks, ScHoolboy Q (Blank Face LP) couldn’t hold off Drake. What does all this mean? Drake is sitting pretty once again at no. 1.

This week’s charts, dated July 30, 2016, is more than just Drake, ScHoolboy Q, and Blink-182.  Check out 25 of the chart’s biggest stories below! P.S., if that’s not enough, on sister site The Musical Hype, there’s an expanded list of chart stories, linked below.  As the old saying goes, “The more, the merrier!”

1) Drake has no quit in him.  After being dethroned by Blink-182, the “6 God” is back on top.  Views spends a 10th nonconsecutive week at no. 1.

2) ScHoolboy Q finds himself in a spot occupied by many who couldn’t stop Drake’s chart dominance – no. 2.

3) Folks clearly got “Bored to Death” with Blink-182 in week two. California slips from no. 1 to no. 3 in its sophomore week.

4) Chevelle secures the no. 8 spot on the BB200 with latest LP, The North Corridor.

5) Switchfoot earns the final debut in the top 10. Where The Light Shines Through lands at no. 10.

 6) Maxwell is having a subpar run with his latest album as of yet.  After debuting disappointingly at no. 3 last week, blackSUMMERS’night slips 16 spots to no. 19.  blackSUMMERS’night doesn’t look like it’ll keep Maxwell’s platinum streak going.

7) Red Hot Chili Peppers have had better album runs.  In its fourth week, The Getaway slides from no. 17 to no. 25.

8) Australian band The Avalanches return after an extended hiatus – extended might be an understatement. Wildflower starts at no. 27.

9) See, Charlie Puth told y’all he’s only “One Call Away.” Nine Track Mind improves 10 spots from no. 45 to no. 35 in its 24th charting week.

10) The New English didn’t last long for “Panda” rapper Desiigner. The mixtape slips from no. 22 to no. 36 in week two.

11) Desiigner didn’t fall as far as Logic, who actually started more promising at no. 16.  Bobby Tarantino slips 22 spots to no. 38.

12) 69 weeks in, James Bay seems to be going stronger than ever.  Chaos and The Calm jumps nine spots from no. 50 to no. 41.

13) Nick JonasLast Year Was Complicated continues to fall, this week slipping four spots from no. 39 to no. 43.

14) Coldplay is on a role as of late.  A Head Full of Dreams improves 18 more spots this week (no. 63 to no. 45).

15) Halsey’s Badlands the album improves nine spots from no. 64 to no. 55.  Badlands has charted for 46 weeks.

16) After jumping considerably last week, Cole Swindell’s sophomore album You Should Be Here comes back down to earth.  The album slips 25 spots from no. 32 to no. 57, 10 weeks in.

17) Kiiara reaches a new peak as Low Kii Savage (EP) ascends from no. 78 to no. 60 in its 14th week.

18) YG’s lackadaisical chart run continues to be just that.  Still Brazy slips 10 spots from no. 57 to no. 67 just four weeks in.

19) Lauren Daigle’s How Can It Be improves 10 spots from no. 81 to no. 71.  How Can It Be has charted for 62 weeks.

20) Nonpoint’s latest album, Poison Red debuts quietly at no. 73.

21) gnash reaches a new peak position with us at no. 99, improving 14 spots from the previous week.

22) The Avett Brothers have had an abysmal run with True Sadness.  The album plummets 59 spots from no. 44 to no. 103.

23) Heart’s low key LP Beautiful Broken debuts modestly at no. 105.

24) BADBADNOTGOOD sees its latest jazzy effort IV debut at no. 178.  

25) After debuting at no. 40, Snoop Dogg’s Coolaid slides to no. 198. 

In a slow sales week, Drake (‘Views’) reclaims no. 1 on the Billboard 200. Schoolboy Q’s fourth album, ‘Blank Face LP’, settles for no. 2.

via BB Grooves: ScHoolboy Q Settles for No. 2 on Billboard 200 — The Musical Hype

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