Eric Church scores his highest debut ever on the Country Airplay chart, while R. Kelly nets his 92nd entry on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay. Meanwhile, Jay Z's "Holy Grail" hits double-digits at No. 1 on Rap Airplay: It racks up its 10th frame atop the list.
Katy Perry’s “Prism” (Virgin/Universal) debuted at the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Oct. 28) to become her second No. 1 on that survey. Her much-touted Virgin labelmate, 16-year-old New Zealand-born newcomer Lorde, became the youngest solo artist to debut atop the singles chart here for 15 years with “Royals.”
On next week's Billboard 200 chart, Katy Perry's "Prism" seems destined for at No. 1 debut, as industry sources forecast the album to sell around 290,000 by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, Oct. 27.
Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Alexa Ray Joel, Bebe Rexha, Ty Dolla Sign and Billy Rivers & the Angelic Voices of Faith
Skrillex, joined by Alvin Risk, claims the top debut on Dance/Electronic Songs as “Try It Out” opens at No. 19, fueled by 15,000 first-week downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The collaboration also debuts at No. 9 on Dance/Electronic Digital Songs, granting Skrillex his sixth top 10 on the list.