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13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Coldplay's 'Dreams' Come True

Coldplay
Julia Kennedy

Coldplay

The latest Billboard charts saw Coldplay's Head Full of Dreams turn into a reality, with a No. 2 debut for their new album on the Billboard 200.

Coldplay Lands Fourth No. 1 on Top Rock Albums Chart

Here's everything you need to know about this week's charts:

1. The real "Adventure of a Lifetime" is the chart adventure Coldplay's been having. This week, the band comes in at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts with A Head Full of Dreams. Read the full story here.

2. The Weeknd rules more than just two days a week. This time around, he's taking all seven days and multiple charts. The singer reaches No. 13 on the Social 50 and his song "In the Night" bows on multiple charts. Read the full story here.

3. Adele's 25 is racking up almost as many chart successes. This week, "Hello" crosses over to the top 10 of Billboard's Adult R&B Songs radio airplay chart. Read the full story here.

4. After the tragic passing of former frontman Scott Weiland, Stone Temple Pilots enter the Artist 100. Read the full story here.

5. Blake Shelton turns 21 this week! -- or at least, that's his new amount of No. 1s. The country singer's "Gonna" puts him atop the Country Airplay chart. Read the full story here.

6. Come fire or flood, Vance Joy is a subtle chart powerhouse. This week, the artist notches his first Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart No. 1 with "Fire and the Flood." Read the full story here.

7. Kygo could easily "Stay" with such a strong debut. The artist bows at No. 8 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. Read the full story here.

8. Twenty One Pilots aren't "Stressed Out" this week -- or at least they shouldn't be. The pair should be out celebrating their first top 40 hit. Read the full story here.

9. Blood sticks together, and in the case of pop duo Jesse & Joy, it sticks together at the very top. The siblings earn their first No. 1 on Top Latin Albums. Read the full story here.

10. Michael Buble receives the best Christmas present he could get: He beats himself. His album Christmas has now become his best-selling. Read the full story here.

11. It may be dark out somewhere, but it's bright lights for G-Eazy as the rapper scores his best week on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. His album, When It's Dark Out, bows at No. 1. Read the full story here.

12. Jordan Smith may have won, but Braiden Sunshine and Shelby Brown are The Voice victors in their own right. The runners-up of NBC's The Voice both score big on Billboard's Christian charts. Read the full story here.

13. If you thought it was weird that Michelle Obama is scoring chart success, prepare yourself. Celebrity cat Lil BUB's Science & Magic: A Guide to the Universe debuts on Top Dance/Electronic Albums and Heatseekers Albums. Read the full story here.

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