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Nav, No. 1 In North America With Debut Album

The Toronto rapper signed to The Weeknd's XO imprint tops the charts in Canada and the US this week on the eve of announcing a 21-city N/A tour next month with fellow Toronto rapper MC Killy.

Nav, No. 1 In North America With Debut Album

By FYI Staff

Toronto’s Nav (real name Navraj Singh Goraya, a rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer of Indian Punjabi descent signed to The Weeknd's XO and Republic Records) debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with Bad Habits, earning 9,600 total consumption units and achieving the highest audio-on-demand stream total of the week with 12 million+ streams. It is his first chart-topping album to date, surpassing the No. 4 peak of his debut self-titled album in March 2017.


Queens, NY rapper (born Dimitri Roger) Rich The Kid’s The World Is Yours 2 debuts at 5. This is his second top five album, following the No. 3 peak of The World Is Yours in April 2018.

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Mötley Crüe’sThe Dirt soundtrack debuts at 7, giving the band its fourth top ten album in the Nielsen SoundScan era and first since Saints Of Los Angeles reached No. 3 in 2008. It is one of four soundtracks in the top ten this week, joining A Star Is Born at No. 3, Bohemian Rhapsody at 8, and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse at 9. The band’s Greatest Hits album also enters the chart at No. 56.

Other debuts in the top 50 include Aussie singer-songwriter Dean Lewis’ A Place We Knew, at 15, and (Your Favorite Enemies’ lead guitarist) Sef Lemelin’s Deconstruction, at 26.

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Linkin Park Debuts at No. 1 on Rock & Alternative Airplay Chart With ‘Friendly Fire’
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Linkin Park Debuts at No. 1 on Rock & Alternative Airplay Chart With ‘Friendly Fire’

It's the band's third leading entrance.

The fifth No. 1 debut in the history of Billboard’s Rock & Alternative Airplay chart belongs to Linkin Park, whose “Friendly Fire” premieres atop the March 9-dated tally.

“Friendly Fire” bows with 7.9 million radio audience impressions earned Feb. 23-29, according to Luminate.

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