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The Weeknd Earns His 5th No. 1 Album with 'Highlights'

The Weeknd’s new hits collection The Highlights, debuts at No.

The Weeknd Earns His 5th No. 1 Album with 'Highlights'

By FYI Staff

The Weeknd’s new hits collection The Highlights, debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, earning the highest digital song download sales and the second highest album sales and on-demand streams total for the week. It is his fifth straight chart-topping album going back to 2015 when Beauty Behind The Madness debuted at No. 1.


The No. 1 album from the previous four weeks, Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album, drops to 2nd place and continues to have the highest on-demand stream total for the week.

Foo Fighters’ Medicine at Midnight debuts at No. 3, picking up the highest album sales total for the week. It is the band’s fourth straight album to land in the top three and the first charted album since 2017’s Concrete and Gold hit No. 1.

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Pop Smoke’s Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon drops to fourth place and Taylor Swift’s evermore falls to No. 5.

The only other new release to land in the top 50 belongs to Memphis, TN rapper Pooh Shiesty’s debut release Shiesty Season which places at 31.

– All data courtesy of SoundScan with additional detail provided by MRC’s Paul Tuch.

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Burna Boy Paid Tribute to Sidhu Moose Wala at Sold-Out Concert at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena

The Nigerian singer held a moment of silence for the late Punjabi artist, who made his mark in Brampton, Ontario, during the second of two shows at Scotiabank Arena.

Burna Boy paused his show for a moment of silence at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena on Sunday night (Feb. 25) in tribute to Sidhu Moose Wala.

In between performing hits like "It's Plenty" and "Last Last" to a rapturous, sold-out crowd for the second night at the arena, the Nigerian musician and Afrobeats star took a pause. The sombre moment was in tribute to Burna Boy collaborator Sidhu Moose Wala, the influential Punjabi artist who was murdered in 2022.

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