Rockers Judas Priest could nab its first top 10 album ever on the Billboard 200 chart next week as the group's new set, "Redeemer of Souls" is expected to sell upwards of 30,000 copies in the week ending July 13.
On Top Latin Albums, Jenni Rivera debuts at No. 1 with "1969-Siempre — En Vivo Desde Monterrey: Parte 2," selling 10,000 copies in the week ending July 6, according to Nielsen SoundSCan. Rivera also debuts atop Regional Mexican Albums, tying with Selena for most No. 1s by a female.
Due to a recent controversy over a leaked studio session of Britney Spears' song “Alien,” a cut from her 2013 album "Britney Jean," Britney Spears is trending on the Billboard Twitter Realtime Charts. The cut, which can be heard below, features Spears without any vocal effects, and reportedly gives viewers a glimpse at her real voice.
Billboard proudly unveils the Artist 100, the first-ever weekly ranking dedicated to measuring artist activity across our most influential charts, such as the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Social 50.
Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, continues its Billboard Hot 100 command, spending a seventh week at No. 1. Meanwhile, Nico & Vinz's "Am I Wrong" crowns the Radio Songs chart; Maroon 5 reaches the Hot 100's top 10 with "Maps"; and, just outside the top tier, Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds of Summer soar in with their latest singles.
R&B singer Trey Songz secures his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as "Trigga" debuts atop the list. The set, which was released on July 1, sold 105,000 copies in the week ending July 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan.