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Black Panther S/T And Post Malone's 'Psycho' Top Charts This Week

Post Malone's new single "Psycho" and Kendrick Lamar's carefully crafted Black Panther soundtrack top the charts this week.

Black Panther S/T And Post Malone's 'Psycho' Top Charts This Week

By FYI Staff

Kendrick Lamar’s artfully conceived Black Panther soundtrack spends its third straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 10,000 total consumption units aggregated in the week.  It is the longest-running No. 1 soundtrack album since Frozen spent seven weeks at the top beginning in March 2014.


Vance Joy’s Nation of Two is this week’s top new entry, landing at No. 2, with 8,100 total consumption units and achieving the highest album sales total with 5,700 units. It matches the peak of his debut album, 2014’s Dream Your Life Away.

Ed Sheeran’s Divide falls drops one position, to 3, despite a 6% consumption increase over last week. It is the album’s 52nd week on the chart.

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The second new entry in the top ten belongs to (American rapper) 6ix9ine’s debut full-length album Day69, at 5.

Other debuts in the top 50 include Our Lady Peace’s Somethingness, at 29, Victoriaville QC-born Dumas’ Nos Ideaux, at 34, and K-pop star Jhope’s Hope World, at 46.

Post Malone’s Stoney edges 7-6 with a 22% consumption increase. His new non-album track, “Psycho,” debuts in 1st place on the Digital Songs chart and at No. 2 on the Streaming Songs chart. It is his second digital chart-topper, following 2017’s “Rockstar.”

All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail and colour provided by Nielsen Music Canada Director Paul Tuch.

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Allison Russell at an interview with iHeartRadio for Billboard Canada Women in Music on June 19, 2024
Marc Thususka Photography

Allison Russell at an interview with iHeartRadio for Billboard Canada Women in Music on June 19, 2024

Awards

Allison Russell, Charlotte Cardin, DijahSB Shortlisted for 2024 Polaris Music Prize

The Beaches, rapper TOBi, indie experimentalist Cindy Lee, and previous winner Jeremy Dutcher are also amongst the ten artists in contention for the $50,000 prize, which recognizes the best Canadian album of the year based solely on artistic merit. See the whole list here.

Some of Canadian music's biggest breakthroughs of the last year are facing off for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize.

Charlotte Cardin for 99 Nights, The Beaches for Blame My Ex, Allison Russell for The Returner and Cindy Lee for Diamond Jubilee are among the ten artists shortlisted for the 2024 award, which recognizes the best Canadian album of the year.

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