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Drake Continues To Hold At No. 1 In 8th Week

Drake’s Certified Lover Boy spends its eighth straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, once again scoring the highest on-demand stream total.

Drake Continues To Hold At No. 1 In 8th Week

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Drake’s Certified Lover Boy spends its eighth straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, once again scoring the highest on-demand stream total.


Lil Nas X’s Montero jumps back to No. 2, Doja Cat’s Planet Her shifts 6-3, and The Kid Laroi’s F*ck Love rebounds 7-4.

The top debut of the week belongs to Elton John’s collaborations album The Lockdown Sessions, at No. 5. The album, which contains the hit single Cold Heart with Dua Lipa, matches his highest ever chart peak since the start of the SoundScan era with his 2017 best of release Diamonds.

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Lana Del Rey’s Blue Banisters debuts at 10, marking her seventh straight top 10 album release.

Brampton, Ontario rapper NorthSideBenji debuts at No. 17 with his first full-length album, The Extravagant Collection. Toronto R&B duo Majid Jordan enters at No. 30 with Wildest Dreams, matching the peak of their last album, 2017’s The Space Between.

Other debuts this week include Dream Theater’s A View From the Top Of The World, at No. 32 (picking up the highest album sales total of the week); Seventeen’s Attacca at No. 48, and Duran Duran’s Future Past at No. 53.

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

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New & Upcoming Canadian Album Releases: deadmau5 Returns with New EP, Hollerado's Menno Versteeg Goes Solo

Boy Golden and Begonia also have new releases this week, while Rush's Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson are reissuing their solo albums.

A mid-summer release week brings some notable new releases from Canadian artists, including Oleyada andRuss Brannon. Hot off the exclusive cover story in the new Rolling Stone Quebec, deadmau5 is also back with a new release, some ep, that combines his first solo music in two years with his alter-ego Testpilot.

For Eden, meanwhile, is the second full-length from indie folk/roots songsmith Boy Golden (Liam Duncan). His debut LP, Church of Better Days, hit #1 at Canadian Alternative radio, and he has quickly become a favourite on the touring circuit. Already a Juno winner, Winnipegger Begonia turns heads with her force of nature voice, and new album Open Swim will spread the word.

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