25 Chart Takeaways: Drake Makes It 11 Weeks at No. 1


Ah, it’s another week!  Guess who’s atop the Billboard 200? Ding* Ding* Ding* – Drake! Views makes it 11 nonconsecutive weeks at no. 1.  So, who’s the unfortunate victim stuck behind the “6 God” this week? NEEDTOBREATHE.  Here are 25 chart takeaways compiled from the Billboard 200 dated August 6, 2016.

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  1. Drake spends an 11th week at no. 1 on the Billboard 200. Those Views are going nowhere.
  1. NEEDTOBREATHE becomes the latest victim to be stuck behind Drake on the Billboard 200. HARDLOVE starts at no. 2.
  1. You know what’s #EpicAF? The compilation, Epic AF. After slipping outside of the top 10 at no. 11 last week, it ascends to no. 6 this week.
  1. Beyoncé’s Lemonade slips one spot from no. 7 to no. 8. Lemonade has charted for 13 weeks as of yet.
  1. Kidz Bop 32 quietly debuts at no. 9 on the Billboard 200. Yep, those kids keep going strong.
  1. ScHoolboy Q has a disappointing second week. Blank Face LP dips from runner-up to no. 10.
  1. Logic’s mixtape Bobby Tarantino reaches a new peak on the BB200. After debuting at no. 16 and plummeting to no. 38, this week, Bobby Tarantino improves 26 spots to no. 12. (The mixtape became available for download, hence the jump.)
  1. blink-182 end their stay in the top 10. California slips 10 spots from no. 3 to no. 13 in its third charting week.
  1. Dirty Heads’ self-titled album lands at no. 14. Dirty Heads is the third-best debuting album this week.
  1. The Ghostbusters soundtrack debuts modestly at no. 18.
  1. Steven Tyler’s debut solo album, We’re All Somebody From Somewhere, debuts at no. 19.
  1. Good Charlotte return to the BB200 with Youth Authority. Apparently, the “authority” only goes so far as the album debuts at no. 23.
  1. Country musician David Nail takes a Fighter [mentality] to no. 26…well, in name only.
  1. Hillsong UNITED returns to the BB200 as Of Dirt and Grace: Live from the Land debuts at no. 40.
  1. Jeff Beck’s latest album, Loud Hailer, debuts at no. 41.
  1. 21 Savage & Metro Boomin takes Savage Mode to no. 44.
  1. Maxwell seems to be experiencing the worst-selling album of his career. blackSUMMERS’night free falls 27 spots from no. 19 to no. 46. The album has only charted three weeks.  
  1. Desiigner continues his plunge…down the charts that is. New English slips 19 spots (no. 36 to no. 55).
  1. Nick Jonas also continues his chart tumble. Last Year Was Complicated falls 14 spots from no. 43 to no. 57. Complicated has charted a mere six weeks.
  1. gnash’s EP us jumps 30 spots from no. 99 to no. 69. 69th marks a new peak position.
  1. Dan + Shay continue to see-saw on the BB200. This week, Obsessed improves a whopping 29 spots from no. 101 to no. 72. Go figure!
  1. Chevelle experience a horrid sophomore week. The North Corridor plummets 65 spots (no. 8 to no. 73).
  1. Rapper Z-Ro has a big week…said no one ever. Drankin & Drivin debuts at no. 99.
  1. Dreezy received my approval, but the same can’t be said for music buyers. No Hard Feelings debuts tepidly at no. 101.
  1. Switchfoot freefalls in its second week. Where the Light Shines Through drops 107 spots from no. 10 to no. 117. 

In news that will shock no one, Drake spends his 11th week at no. 1 with ‘Views.’ Who is the victim of being stuck behind Drizzy this week? 18 more words

via BB Grooves: NEEDTOBREATHE Takes ‘HARDLOVE’ to No. 2 — The Musical Hype

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