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Metric Makes A Big Splash With 'Art Of Doubt'

The Canadian band's seventh album, Art of Doubt, is this week’s top debut, entering at 5, and achieving the second highest sales volume in the period. It matches the peak of their last album, 2015’s Pagans in Vegas.

Metric Makes A Big Splash With 'Art Of Doubt'

By FYI Staff

Eminem’s Kamikaze returns to the top on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with over 10,000 total consumption units. At three weeks at No. 1, it is his longest running chart-topper since 2010’s Recovery spent seven weeks at on the summit. The album has the highest sales and on-demand stream total for the week and his single, “Killshot,” holds at No. 1 on both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts.


Drake’s Scorpion and Travis Scott’s Astroworld both move up one position, to Nos. 2 and 3 respectively, and Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys slides 6-4.

Metric’s Art of Doubt is this week’s top debut, entering at 5, and achieving the second highest sales volume in the period. It matches the peak of their last album, 2015’s Pagans in Vegas.

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American hip-hop boy band Brockhampton’s Indescence debuts at 6, its first top ten album in the market. The Texas ensemble’s previous chart peak was 50, with 2017’s Saturation II.

Other new entries in the top 50 include Josh Groban’s Bridges, at 15; Machine Gun Kelly’s BINGE, at 17; Slash’s Living the Dream, at 24; Young Thug’s on The Rvn, at 31; and American bluesman Joe Bonamassa’s Redemption, 47.

Avril Lavigne’s “Head Above Water” vaults 14-2 on the Digital Songs chart with a 169% download increase. It is her highest charting digital song since “Girlfriend” debuted at No. 1 in March 2007.

– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional colour commentary provided by Nielsen Music Canada Director, Paul Tuch.

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Ariana Grande’s ‘We Can’t Be Friends (Wait for Your Love)’ Hits No. 1 on Pop Airplay Chart

She becomes the sixth act with 10 or more leaders on the list.

Ariana Grande’s “We Can’t Be Friends (Wait for Your Love)” lifts to No. 1 on Billboard’s Pop Airplay chart (dated May 25).

With the track, from Grande’s Republic Records album Eternal Sunshine, she notches her 10th Pop Airplay leader, becoming the sixth act to amass a double-digit total. Taylor Swift boasts a record 13 No. 1s, followed by Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Rihanna (11 each), Justin Bieber, Grande (10 each), Bruno Mars and P!nk (nine each).

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