25 Chart Takeaways: Fetty Wap Tops The Billboard 200


  Another week, another chart… Another week, another set of 25 chart takeaways. Some came up (Fetty Wap) and others came way down (Iron Maiden and Prince among ‘em). Here are 25 chart takeaways – read if you dare! 1) Fetty Wap takes his self-titled debut to the top of the Billboard 200. Although he…

New Look Country Has Widespread Crossover Appeal 


“The new guard’s so different from the old.” Ah, so true, so true. The context of this “new guard” here is that the country music of old is not what’s dominating the genre’s landscape. Sure, someone like Alan Jackson will always be a king in country music, but his heyday in the limelight have come…

25 Chart Takeaways: The Weeknd Spends A Third Week Atop Billboard 200


The Weeknd is unstoppable on the Billboard 200. Leona Lewis and Prince also debut with new albums, though unimpressively. Here’s this week’s 25 chart takeaways y’all! 1) The Weeknd spends his third consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 with Beauty Behind The Madness. 2) Bring Me The Horizon debuts in the runner up spot with…

Chart Moves, August 7, 2013: Robin Thicke Tops


Chart Rewind Selena Gomez debuted at number one with 97,000 copies sold of Stars Dance. Additional debuts including Marc Anthony’s 3.0 (39,000, number five), We Came As Romans’ Tracing Back Roots (26,000, number 8), and Rich Gang’s self-titled album (24,0000, number 9). Robin Thicke Tops Billboard Albums & Songs  Robin Thicke did something few would’ve…