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Post Malone Still Reigns, But Quebec Stars Shine On Albums Chart

Post Malone and P!ink have the top two albums in the week, but a trio of Quebec superstar acts also did some business alongside other new entrants that include Arctic Monkeys and Charlie Puth.

Post Malone Still Reigns, But Quebec Stars Shine On Albums Chart

By FYI Staff

Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys holds at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 17,000 total consumption units, down 20% over last week. It once again has the highest on-demand stream total for the week with an aggregate of 21.5 million, nearly four times as many as the runner-up, Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy.


Helped by a ticket bundle campaign, P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma rockets 39-2, scoring the highest album sales total for the week. The set debuted at No. 1 in October 2017.

Eric Lapointe’s Delivrance falls one spot to 3 but achieves the second highest album sales total in the week.

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Arctic Monkeys’ Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino debuts at 4. This is the Sheffield, UK band’s third top five album and falls just shy of the No. 3 peak of their last release, 2013’s AM.

Charlie Puth’s Voicenotes debuts at 5. It matches the peak of his first charted album, 2016’s Nine Track Mind.

The re-issue of Fiori-Seguin’s 1978 album Deux Cents Nuits A L’heure debuts at 8, picking up the third-highest selling album in the seven day period. Another re-issue of a classic Francophone album, Abbittibbi’s Boomtown Café, debuts at 31.

Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti’s Die Lit debuts at 9, making it his first top ten album. His 2017 self-titled release peaked at 28.

Other debuts in the top 40 include Loreena McKennitt’s Lost Souls, at 14; American metal band Bad Wolves’ Disobey, at 23; Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley’s Activated at 25; Quebec neoclassicist Jean-Michel Blais’ Dans Ma Main, at 28; and Ty Dolla $ign’s Beach House 3, at 41.


Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” remains at No. 1 on both the Streaming and Digital Songs charts. The song posts a 17% streaming increase to over eight million.

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

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