advertisement
FYI

Encanto S/T Holds 1st Place For 3rd Week

There is no change at the top of the Billboard Canadian Albums chart this week, as the Encanto soundtrack spends its 3rd straight week at No.

Encanto S/T Holds 1st Place For 3rd Week

By FYI Staff

There is no change at the top of the Billboard Canadian Albums chart this week, as the Encanto soundtrack spends its 3rd straight week at No. 1, earning the highest on-demand streams and digital song download totals for the week.


The Weeknd’s Dawn Fm holds at No. 2, Ed Sheeran’s = nudges up 6-3, Adele’s 30 remains at No. 4 and Gunna’s Ds4ever falls to No. 5.

The top debut of the week belongs to Korn’s Requiem at 26, picking up the highest album sales total for the week. It is the band’s follow-up to the No. 11 peak of 2019’s The Nothing.

advertisement

The only other album to enter the top 50 this week is Japanese-American singer-songwriter Mitski’s Laurel Hell, at 35–her highest-charting album to date.

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

advertisement
The Beaches performing at Billboard Canada's Women in Music Launch on June 5, 2024
Marc Thususka Photography

The Beaches performing at Billboard Canada's Women in Music Launch on June 5, 2024

Awards

The Beaches, Charlotte Cardin, Allison Russell Make the 2024 Polaris Music Prize Long List

The 40-album long list for the Polaris Prize, which awards $50,000 to the best Canadian record of the year features up-and-comers like punk group NOBRO and producer Bambii, plus rapper TOBi, and legends like Quebec group Karkwa and previous Heritage Prize winner Beverly Glenn-Copeland.

Some of the country's biggest breakthrough artists are in contention for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize.

The 40-album long list was revealed today (June 11) at Sonic Boom record store in downtown Toronto. It features some of the buzziest names in Canadian music, from The Beaches — who were recently awarded Billboard Canada Women in Music's inaugural Group of the Year award — to Grammy-winner Allison Russell, to Canadian Hot 100 charting acts like Charlotte Cardin and Talk, to underground mainstays like Cindy Lee, who had an organic breakthrough this year with Diamond Jubilee.

keep readingShow less
advertisement