13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Danish Band Lukas Graham Takes Over American Charts
Here are 13 things you need to know about the Billboard charts this week:
1. Lukas Graham’s “7 Years” makes it to the No. 2 spot on the Hot 100. The single also pushed its way to No. 2 on Streaming Songs with 15.2 million streams, according to Nielsen Music. Read the full story here.
2. Iggy Pop earned his first No. 1 album as a solo artist on both the Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts with Post Pop Depression. The album sold 18,000 copies, the singer’s best weekly sum since Nielsen began compiling data in 1991. Read the full story here.
3. The Word Alive’s Dark Matter debuted at a career-best No. 7 on the Top Rock Albums chart. The album also debuted at No. 4 on Hard Rock Albums, tying Real for the group’s peak. Read the full story here.
4. Following “Stressed Out,” which continues its three-month stint in the Hot 100’s top five, Twenty One Pilots’ single “Ride” rose to No. 1 on Alternative Songs, making this the pair’s second No. 1 on the chart. Read the full story here.
5. Justin Bieber continues to lead the Billboard Artist 100 chart for a 10th total week. Bieber is the third act and first male to earn the No. 1 spot for cumulative double-digit weeks. Read the full story here.
6. Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” rose to No. 1 on Country Airplay and remains No. 1 on Hot Country Songs for a third week. The song, penned in memory of Swindell’s father, is the first single from his upcoming sophomore album. Read the full story here.
8. Meghan Trainor’s “No” enters the Hot 100’s top 10 at No. 6. Following the premiere of the song’s music video on March 24, the song also hit No. 1 on Digital Songs with 128,000 sold. Read the full story here.
9. Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home” returned to No. 12 on the Hot 100. That ties “Worth It” for the group’s best position to date. Read the full story here.
11. DJ Snake and Bipolar Sunshine’s “Middle” reached the Hot 100’s top 20 and went up 14 spots to No. 16 on the Digital Songs chart. Read the full story here.
12. Iggy Azalea’s single “Team” debuted at No. 42 on the Hot 100 chart prior to the release of the song’s official music video. Read the full story here.
13. Underworld entered the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart at No. 1 with Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future. With 4,000 sold in its first week, the set marks Underworld’s best sales week since November 2007. Read the full story here.