25 Chart Takeaways: Shawn Mendes Tops The Billboard 200


It was a big week for one young man – a really young man by the name of Shawn Mendes. 16 years old don’t normally score #1 albums, but don’t tell that to SM – he just did this week! That an more captivating, juicy, and succulent chart takeaways. Too much? 1) 16-year old Canadian…

25 Chart Takeaways: Big Sean Scores His First #1 


The Detroit rapper got it done – Big Sean scores his first #1 album. That takeaway and 24 more! 1) Big Sean finally landed at the top. After two albums debuted at #3, the MC’s third album Dark Sky Paradise debuted at #1. 2) Kid Rock settles for the runner-up spot, but First Kiss sells…

Chart Takeaways, 11/7/14: Taylor Swift Shines, Most Others Not So Much


1) Expectedly, Taylor Swift dominates the Billboard 200. What’s more surprising is the fact that she landed the biggest sales week of her career at 1.287 million copies sold. 2) Now 52, the runner up album, manages to sell 103,000, hence being the only other album on the Billboard 200 to sell greater than 100,000…