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.
- Kings of Leon earn their first no. 1 album with Walls.
- The Game (1992) debuts at no. 4.
- After a 10-year hiatus, JoJo returns with Mad Love, which lands at no. 6.
- Green Day slips from no. 1 to no. 10. Revolution Radio wasn’t too revolutionary in week two.
- Norah Jones (Day Breaks) slides from no. 2 to no. 11.
- Blackberry Smoke takes Like An Arrow to no. 12 on the Billboard 200.
- Hillsong debuts at no. 14 with latest offering, Let There Be Light.
- 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.
- The RCA-List (Revised) ascends to a new peak position (no. 29 to no. 21).
- Rae Sremmurd sees SremmLife 2 make big tains from no. 43 to no. 26.
- Sabrina Carpenter (Evolution) debuts at no. 28.
- OneRepublic takes a horrid tumble. Oh My My slips from no. 3 to no. 30.
- The Dillinger Escape Plan takes Dissociation to no. 31.
- Johnnyswim (Georgica Pond) debuts at no. 34.
- Gucci Mane puts Woptober on the charts at no. 43.
- 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.
- Lauren Daigle (How Can It Be) improves from no. 117 to no. 58.
- Chris Young quietly released It Must Be Christmas, debuting modestly at no. 62.
- Jon Bellion re-enters the top 100 as The Human Condition rises from no. 101 to no. 69.
- Conor Oberst takes Ruminations to no. 72.
- Two Door Cinema Club takes the Gameshow to a modest no. 79.
- BTS’ Wings drops 80 spots from no. 26 to no. 106.
- Alter Bridge (The Last Hero) plummets from no. 8 to no. 146 in week two.
- Phantogram (Three) plummets from no. 9 to no. 172 in week two.
- Dance Gavin Dance sees Mothership slide from no. 13 to no. 182.
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