25 Chart Takeaways: Babs Is Tops



In a week where it seemed impossible, Barbra Streisand (Encore) debuts at no. 1 on the Billboard 200.  Babs didn’t have it easy – she went against formidable opponents in Florida Georgia Line (Dig Your Roots) and Britney Spears (Glory).  Despite a difficult task, Babs is the queen and the top chart story for the Billboard 200, dated September 17, 2016.


  1. Barbra Streisand (Encore) inches past Florida Georgia Line (Dig Your Roots) for no. 1 on the Billboard 200. Never underestimate Babs!



  1. Florida Georgia Line settles for the no. 2 spot on the Billboard 200. Dig Your Roots still performed respectably on the charts.



  1. Britney Spears didn’t quite get the “glory” she deserved for Glory. Glory starts at no. 3.


  1. Drake’s Views falls the furthest it’s fallen since debuting 18 weeks ago – no. 4.


  1. Frank Ocean sees Blonde slip from no. 1 to no. 5 in its second week. Channel Orange comes back down the earth, free falling from no. 27 to no. 86.



  1. Suicide Squad: The Album exits the top-five. It remains in the top 10, falling from no. 3 to no. 6.


  1. Beyoncé re-enters the top-10 after a hiatus. Lemonade moves up from no. 13 to no. 7.


  1. Young Thug takes Jeffery to no. 8


  1. De La Soul were unable to secure a spot in the top 10. Still, And the Anonymous Nobody lands at no. 12.



  1. Tory Lanez debut I Told You drops 12 spots from no. 4 to no. 16.


  1. Ingrid Michaelson secures a spot in the top 20 with It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense. The album starts at no. 19.



  1. Glass Animals earn the final debut in the top 20. How To Be A Human Being debuts at no. 20.


  1. As “Mama Said” gains popularity, so does Lukas Graham’s self-titled debut. It ascends 17 spots from no. 48 to no. 31.


  1. After debuting last week at no. 11, Dolly Parton sees Pure & Simple slip 23 spots to no. 34.


  1. CNCO takes Primera Cita to no. 39.



  1. Lindsey Stirling free falls this week. Brave Enough dipped from no. 5 to no. 44. Ouch!


  1. Vince StaplesPrima Donna (EP) debuts at no. 50.



  1. Carly Rae Jepson is back on the BB200. E*MO*TION: Side B debuts at no. 62.


  1. Michael Sweet takes One Sided War to no. 77.


  1. Prophets of Rage’s The Party’s Over (EP) debuts quietly at no. 84.


  1. Joseph (I’m Alone, No You’re Not) debuts at no. 104.



  1. FUTURISTIC (As Seen on the Internet) debuts at no. 116.


  1. Young Dolph gets a taste of the BB200 as Rich Crack Baby lands at no. 132.


  1. Butch Walker sees his latest album Stay Gold debut at no. 143.



  1. Banks & Steelz’s Anything But Words debuts modestly at no. 186.


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