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Christmas Albums Are Hot This Week, But Adele Is No. 1...Again

Adele’s 30 spends a 2nd straight week at No.

Christmas Albums Are Hot This Week, But Adele Is No. 1...Again

By FYI Staff

Adele’s 30 spends a 2nd straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, once again achieving the highest album sales, on-demand streams and digital song sales for the week.


Taylor Swift’s Red (Taylor’s Version) holds at No. 2, Michael Bublé ’s Christmas edges 4-3, Ed Sheeran’s = drops one position, to No. 4, and Drake’s Certified Lover Boy holds at No. 5.

With the release of the Get Back documentary, the Beatles’ Let It Be bullets 83-23 while their Beatles 1 collection rockets 100-60.

The soundtrack to the animated series Arcane League of Legends also rockets 145-30 in its second week on the chart.

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In addition to the Michael Bublé album, Christmas albums dominate the major movers this week with six other releases landing in the top 30, including albums by Mariah Carey, the Rat Pack and Bing Crosby in the top 20.

– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by MRC Data's Paul Tuch

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AP Dhillon smashing his guitar at Coachella
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AP Dhillon smashing his guitar at Coachella

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AP Dhillon Drops Off Coachella's Second Weekend

The Punjabi-Canadian star has faced backlash in Indian media and on social media for his guitar smash on weekend one, but the festival says he's cancelling due to scheduling conflicts.

AP Dhillon is leaving the California desert behind. Coachella announced that the Punjabi-Canadian star will not appear at the festival's second weekend as planned, citing scheduling conflicts. The festival announced it in a follow up tweet to one announcing that rapper Kid Cudi has been added.

While Dhillon's first-weekend performance was well-received by the Coachella crowd and many of his supporters, he's also had some backlash due to how he closed his set, which has been widely covered by media in India.

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