Twenty One Pilots is soaring to a likely No. 1 debut on next week’s Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry forecasters suggest the duo’s new set, "Blurryface," could move over 120,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 24.
Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea’s new collaboration, “Pretty Girls,” is the top debut on the Streaming Songs chart dated May 30, as the diva duet starts at No. 16. The opening is owed to the May 13 debut of its official music video on Vevo.
Snoop Dogg debuts at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart dated May 30, marking his sixth chart-topper, as Bush arrives with 27,000 copies sold in the week ending May 17, according to Nielsen Music. The set consists mostly of R&B tracks, in turn also qualifying for the R&B Albums chart, where it debuts at No. 1. (It does not appear on Rap Albums.)
Prince Royce earns two debuts on the Hot Latin Songs chart dated May 30, including the highest bow, as “Back It Up,” featuring Pitbull & Jennifer Lopez, enters at No. 27. The chart showing reflects digital sales and streaming data for the Spanish-language version of the pop track (originally released in English), as well as airplay stemming from Latin stations.
While the 2015 Billboard Music Awards pulled a massive audience on television -- with 11.1 million viewers tuning in to mark the third consecutive year of growth for the televised broadcast on ABC -- and fans were also engaged with the awards show on social media.
Wiz Khalifa's Furious 7 soundtrack smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth, rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week. Plus, Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" re-enters the Hot 100 at No. 53 after its star-heavy video premiered Sunday (May 17), kicking off the Billboard Music Awards, which aired on ABC.