Drake Rules For 3rd Week, Whiz Khalifa Debuts At 4
Whiz has a strong entry with Rolling Papers, but the charts are abuzz with Drake's supremacy as Scorpion bulldozes all previous streaming records.
By FYI Staff
Drake’s Scorpion spends its third straight week at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 29,000 total consumption units, down 16% over the last week.
The album once again achieves the highest sales, digital song and audio-on-demand stream totals for the week. It ties his last record, More Life, for his second most extended stay at the top of the chart.
His single, “In My Feelings,” remains at No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart and nudges 2-1 on the Digital Songs chart with a 67% download increase. It is his fifth digital chart-topper as the main artist and third from Scorpion.
Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys holds at 2 and XXXtentacion’s ? remains at 3.
The lone new entry in the top 50 belongs to Wiz Khalifa’s Rolling Papers 2, at No. 4. This is his highest charting album since Blacc Hollywood debuted at No. 1 in August 2014. It also tops the No. 6 peak of Rolling Papers in 2011.
Chris Lane’s Laps Around the Sun debuts at 51, his highest charting album to date, surpassing the No. 83 peak of 2016’s Girl Problems.
The Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again soundtrack debuts at 66. The earlier s/t from the first movie in the series reached No. 1 in 2008.
Ariana Grande’s “God Is A Woman” debuts at No. 3 on the Streaming Songs chart and No. 4 on the Digital Songs chart. It is the follow-up to “No Tears Left to Cry,” which peaked at No. 1 Digital Songs.
— All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour commentary provided by Nielsen Music Canada Director, Paul Tuch.