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New Hits From City and Colour, Les Cowboys Fringants

The new Albums chart includes some Canadian disrupters that include Dallas Green (pictured), Les Cowboys, comedic Quebec pop singer Emile Bilodeau, and Quebec folk-rock quintet Kain.

New Hits From City and Colour, Les Cowboys Fringants

By David Farrell

City And Colour’s A Pill For Loneliness debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 13,000+ total consumption units and earning best-seller status in the week. It is the fourth consecutive chart-topping studio album for Dallas Green and his first since 2015’s If I Should Go Before You. It is the fifth No. 1 album from a Canadian artist so far in 2019, following Bryan Adams, NAV, Jean Leloup and Drake.


Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding drops to No. 2 with close to 13,000 total consumption units, again picking up the highest audio on-demand streams and digital song totals for the week.

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Quebec folk-rock quartet Les Cowboys Fringants’ Les Antipodes debuts at No. 3, with the second-highest album sales total for the week. It is their highest-charting album since 2008’s L’expedition reached No. 2.

Over It, the debut full-length album from Atlanta's latest R&B star Summer Walker, debuts at 4, picking up the second-highest audio on-demand streams for the week.

Other debuts in the top 50 include Dubliner Dermot Kennedy’s Without Fear, at 11; comedic Quebec pop singer Emile Bilodeau’s Grandeur Mature, at 18; American country singer Brantley Gilbert’s Fire & Brimstone, at 26; Beirut-born Brit-pop singer Mika’s My Name Is Michael Holbrook, at 30; K-pop septet SuperM’s SuperM – The 1st Mini Album, at 41; and Quebec folk-rock five-piece Kain’s Je Viens D’ici, at 44.

Travis Scott’s Highest In The Room debuts at No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart. It is the third time he has topped the chart, following Sicko Mode in November 2018, and as a featured artist on Kodak Black’s Zeke in October 2018.

Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber’s 10,000 Hours debuts at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart and No. 2 on the Streaming Songs chart. It is the country duo’s first chart-topping song and Bieber’s 11th No. 1.

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— All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail from Nielsen Canada Director Paul Tuch.

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Neil Young's Love Earth Tour Will Take Him Throughout Canada

The Canadian icon is bringing his Love Earth Tour with Crazy Horse to Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Burnaby. He's also added a second date at Toronto's Budweiser Stage, accompanying the release of his new album, FU##IN' UP.

Neil Young is showing some love to Canadian cities on his Love Earth tour. While his original tour announcement featured just one stop in his home country, in Toronto's Budweiser Stage, he's now announced dates in Manitoba, Alberta and B.C., as well as a second show at Toronto's Budweiser Stage, in response to "incredible fan demand."

The original tour was set to kick off in San Diego at the end of April and finish in Chicago in May. These five new dates pick things back up in July, with stops in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, and Young's hometown of Winnipeg. The tour finishes at Deer Lake Park in Burnaby B.C.

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