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2018 Albums Chart Has Teddy At No. 1...Again!

A paucity of new releases, post-Christmas blues leaving consumers strapped for cash, and a cold snap that tickled few funny bones in the first week of the new year likely contributed to ho-hum activity on the chart. Whatever the case, Teddy's cheering.

2018 Albums Chart Has Teddy At No. 1...Again!

By FYI Staff

Ed Sheeran’s No. 1 album in 2017 is also the No. 1 album this week on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 9,300 total consumption units that combined equivalent tracks and on-demand streams. It’s the album’s sixth week in the top spot since its release last March 13.


His current single, “Perfect,” maintains at the top of both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts.

Shania Twain’s Now is in 2nd place, thanks to a ticket bundle campaign. Eminem’s Revival backpedals to 3 after two consecutive weeks at the top of the chart. Imagine Dragons’ Evolve bounces 7-4 and G-Eazy’s Beautiful & Damned climbs 9-5.

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The soundtrack to The Greatest Showman vaults 25-7 with a 77% consumption increase. Two albums return to the top 10–Post Malone’s Stoney, moving 11-8, and Kendrick Lamar’s Damn tripping 13-10.

Facts courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by Nielsen Music Canada Director, Paul Tuch

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