The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” rises from No. 5 to No. 4 and spends his record-tying 18th week a”irit No. 1 on the Radio Songs chart, matching the Goo Goo Dolls‘ “Iris” (which spent its 18th week on that chart August 1, 1998) and breaking the record with its 21st week at No. 1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart.
Billie Eilish‘s “My Future” debuts at No. 6. This mark’s Eilish’s third top 10 single and highest charting track. No other new releases entered the top 10 this week.
TaylorSwift‘s latest album, Folklore, remained at No. 1 for a second consecutive week. though it fell 84% in album-equivalent units after opening with 846,000 units; the best opening week for any album in 2020.
No other new album entered the top 10 this week, but Beyoncé‘s, The Lion King: The Gift re-enters the chart with 27,000 equivalent units and landed at No. 10.
Taylor Swift topped both the Billboard 200 album chart and the Hot 100 singles chart after her latest album, Folklore, moved nearly 900,000 album-equivalent units last week and the first single, “Cardigan,” debuted No. 1 on the respective charts.
This is the eighth time in her career – and first time since 2015 – that Swift has held the No. 1 position on both charts simultaneously.
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.
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 Diehad 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.
PopSmoke, 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.
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.