25 Chart Takeaways: Kings of Leon No. 1 on Billboard 200

Kings of Leon, Walls © RCA

Kings of Leon easily top the Billboard 200 with ‘Walls,’ their first no. 1 album.  The Game (‘1992’) and JoJo (‘Mad Love’) also score top-10 debuts.

Kings of Leon earns top honors on the Billboard 200.  For the first time in their career, the band sits at no. 1.  Walls easily topped in a week where the competition was slight.  The Game (1992) and JoJo (Mad Love) joins Kings of Leon for top-10 honors, but with less impressive numbers. There are a number of intriguing stories from the Billboard 200 dated November 5, 2016.


  1. Kings of Leon earn their first no. 1 album with Walls.



  1. The Game (1992) debuts at no. 4.



  1. After a 10-year hiatus, JoJo returns with Mad Love, which lands at no. 6.



  1. Green Day slips from no. 1 to no. 10. Revolution Radio wasn’t too revolutionary in week two.


  1. Norah Jones (Day Breaks) slides from no. 2 to no. 11.


  1. Blackberry Smoke takes Like An Arrow to no. 12 on the Billboard 200.


  1. Hillsong debuts at no. 14 with latest offering, Let There Be Light.



  1. Solange slips nine spots from no. 6 to no. 15. As of yet, A Seat at the Table has spent three weeks on the Billboard 200.


  1. The RCA-List (Revised) ascends to a new peak position (no. 29 to no. 21).



  1. Rae Sremmurd sees SremmLife 2 make big tains from no. 43 to no. 26.



  1. Sabrina Carpenter (Evolution) debuts at no. 28.


  1. OneRepublic takes a horrid tumble. Oh My My slips from no. 3 to no. 30.


  1. The Dillinger Escape Plan takes Dissociation to no. 31.


  1. Johnnyswim (Georgica Pond) debuts at no. 34.



  1. Gucci Mane puts Woptober on the charts at no. 43.


  1. Lil Uzi Vert takes Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World to no. 44. That’s a gain of 18 spots and a new peak position for the project. Similarly, The Perfect LUV Tape rises from no. 80 to no. 55.



  1. Lauren Daigle (How Can It Be) improves from no. 117 to no. 58.


  1. Chris Young quietly released It Must Be Christmas, debuting modestly at no. 62.



  1. Jon Bellion re-enters the top 100 as The Human Condition rises from no. 101 to no. 69.


  1. Conor Oberst takes Ruminations to no. 72.



  1. Two Door Cinema Club takes the Gameshow to a modest no. 79.



  1. BTSWings drops 80 spots from no. 26 to no. 106.



  1. Alter Bridge (The Last Hero) plummets from no. 8 to no. 146 in week two.


  1. Phantogram (Three) plummets from no. 9 to no. 172 in week two.



  1. Dance Gavin Dance sees Mothership slide from no. 13 to no. 182.
Photo Credit: RCA




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