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AC/DC's Power Up Debuts At No. 1

AC/DC’s Power Up debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, scoring the highest album sales for the week.

AC/DC's Power Up Debuts At No. 1

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AC/DC’s Power Up debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, scoring the highest album sales for the week. This is the band’s fourth chart-topping album in the SoundScan era and its first release since 2014’s Rock Or Bust.


Chris Stapleton’s Starting Over debuts at No. 2. All four of his studio albums have peaked in the top five. It’s his first charted album since From A Room: Volume 2 peaked at No. 5 in December 2017 and his second-highest peak to date, surpassed only by the No. 1 From A Room: Volume 1 in May 2017.

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Ariana Grande’s Positions, the number one album the last two weeks, falls to No. 3 and Pop Smoke’s Shoot for The Stars, Aim for The Moon falls two positions to No. 4, despite scoring the highest on-demand stream total for the week.

Future & Lil Uzi Vert’s Pluto x Baby Pluto debuts at 5. It is Future’s 10th top five album and fourth as a duo with another artist, following releases with Drake, Young Thug and Juice WRLD. All three of Lil Uzi Vert’s albums have peaked in the top five.

Quebec multi-media star Roxane Bruneau’s Acrophobie debuts at 6. It's her first top ten album. Her last release, 2017’s Dysphorie, peaked at 19.

Other new entries include Quebec pop singer Beyries’ Encounter, at 25, and Quebec hip-hop duo Souldia & Tizzo’s Off at 59.

– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by MRC’s Paul Tuch.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs attends Day 1 of 2023 Invest Fest at Georgia World Congress Center on Aug. 26, 2023 in Atlanta.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs attends Day 1 of 2023 Invest Fest at Georgia World Congress Center on Aug. 26, 2023 in Atlanta.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ Honorary Degree From Howard University Rescinded by School’s Trustees

The school will also return Combs' $1 million contribution and terminate a $1 million pledge agreement from the Sean Combs Foundation.

Howard University’s board of trustees voted unanimously on Friday to revoke the honorary degree awarded to Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2014, saying he is “no longer worthy to hold the institution’s highest honor.”

Howard, a private, historically Black research university in Washington, D.C., will also return Combs’ $1 million contribution and terminate a $1 million pledge agreement from the Sean Combs Foundation, the board said in a statement.

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