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Slipknot Has This Week's No. 1 Album

Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind debuts at Number 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 13,000 total consumption units, achieving the highest album sales total for the week.

Slipknot Has This Week's No. 1 Album

By FYI Staff

Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind debuts at Number 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 13,000 total consumption units, achieving the highest album sales total for the week. It is the band’s fourth chart-topping album to date and first since their last release, 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter.


The remainder of the top six hold their positions from last week, with Ed Sheeran’s No. 6 Collaborations Project at No. 2 (with the highest audio-on-demand stream total for the week; Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? at No. 3; Shawn Mendes’ self-titled album at No. 4 (with the highest digital song download total for the week); Lil Nas X’s 7, at 5; and Khalid’s Free Spirit, at 6.

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Rick Ross’ Port of Miami 2 debuts at 8, marking it as his third top ten album and first since 2014’s Mastermind peaked at 5.

Trippie Redd’s ! debuts at 10, his third straight top ten album. It matches the debut and peak of his last release, 2018’s A Love Letter to You 3.

Other debuts in the top 50 include Bon Iver’s i,I, at 14; Bazzi’s Soul Searching, at 18, Social House’s Everything Changed at 33, Lil Tjay’s F.N. at 35, and Blueface’s Dirt Bag at 41.

Lil Nas X’s“Old Town Road remains at No. 1 on the both the Streaming and Digital Songs chart.

-- All data courtesy of SoundScan with colour commentary provided by Nielsen Canada director, Paul Tuch.

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