The Chicks first album in 14 years, Gaslighter, entered the chart at No. 3 and Jhené Aiko’s Chilombo jumped from No. 43 to No. 6. The latter benefited from a deluxe reissue July 17 which added nine tracks.
DaBaby‘s “Rockstar” (featuring Roddy Ricch) spends its seventh nonconsecutive week at No. 1 in a week that saw some changes in the top 10.
DJ Khaled‘s “Popstar” and “Greece” (both featuring Drake), entered the chart at No. 3 and No. 8 respectively, marking Drake’s 39th and 40th top 10 singles, passing Madonna (38) for the most in the history of the Top 100 chart.
Chris Brown and Young Thug‘s “Go Crazy” jumps from No. 29 to No. 10 after the release of the track’s official video.
Juice Wrld‘s Legends Never Die had a monster debut, moving the equivalent of 497,000 album units, and entering the Billboard 200 albums chart at No. 1. This is Juice WRLD’s second No. 1 album and his first release since his death on December 8, 2019. Juice WRLD’s debut knocks another posthumous release, Pop Smoke‘s Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, from the top spot on the chart.
No other new release cracked the top 10 this week.
DaBaby‘s “Rockstar”(featuring Roddy Ricch) tops the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a sixth week while Juice WRLD has five singles land in the top 10, matching The Beatles and Drake as the only acts to ever land at least five songs in the top 10 in the same week.
No other new releases opened in the top 10 this week.
Pop Smoke, who was murdered February 19, earns the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as his debut album, Shoot for the Stars, Aim For the Moon, entered the chart at No. 1. The sixth biggest No. 1 of 2020, the disc is the first posthumous No. 1 since XXXTentation‘s Skins debuted at No. 1 December 22, 2018.
Surging to No.2 is the original Broadway cast recording of Hamilton, whose sales were boosted by the Disney+ streaming premiere of the filmed Broadway stage show with most of the original cast. The album jumped from No. 14 and the No. 2 position is the highest for the Hamilton soundtrack.
No other releases entered the top 10 this week.
DaBaby‘s “Rockstar” (featuring Roddy Ricch) remains at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a fifth week. Elsewhere in the top 10, late rapper Pop Smoke‘s “For the Night” (featuring Lil Baby and DaBaby), the first single from his No. 1 album, Shoot For the Stars, Aim For the Moon, debuts at No. 10.
The editors at Billboard magazine have assembled the top 20 No. 1 singles of all time. No single artist made more than one appearance on the list.
The Rolling Stones will rerelease their 1973 LP Goats Head Soup as a deluxe box set which will include a stereo mix of the album, outtakes, rarities, an entire show from the accompanying tour, and three previously-unreleased songs from the period, including one which features guitar work by Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page…
Police in Los Angeles, California have arrested five men in connection with the murder of rapper Pop Smoke, February 19. LAPD Detectives arrested three adult males and two juvenile males in the killing. The police will provide further details when they become available…
The Newport Folk Festival will livestream a virtual event July 31 to August 2 after cancellation of the live event. Folk on Revival Weekend will kick off July 31 with Mavis 80, a birthday celebration for Mavis Staples filmed live in May 2019, and featuring Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlie, and others. Saturday will include Deer Tick and Friends, which will feature the band with Sharon Van Etten, Leon Bridges, and others. Sunday will feature Our Voices Together, a YouTube film that will exhibit previously-unseen footage at Newport. Roger Waters, Tom Morello, and others will be featured in the documentary…
Will Ferrell has scored his first charted Billboard song with “My Marianne.” The track, which landed on the Digital Song Sales chart comes from his new Netflix film, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga…
DaBaby‘s “Rockstar” (featuring Roddy Ricch) spends its fourth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Jack Harlow‘s “Whats Poppin” leaps from No. 8 to No. 2.
Two tracks enter the top 10 this week. Harry Styles‘ “Watermelon Sugar” jumps from No. 16 to No. 8 and 42 Duggs “We Paid” vaults from No. 18 to No. 10.
Lil’ Baby’s My Turn spends its fifth non-consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 album chart, the longest such run of 2020. This week saw no new release enter the top 10, the first time that has happened in four weeks.