13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Mumford & Sons, Ariana Grande and Mariah Carey Make Moves

Mumford & Sons
Gavin Batty

Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons return to the charts in big fashion this week, as their new LP Delta launches at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, also helping the band return to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart for a second total week on top.

Plus, Ariana Grande leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a third week with her smash "Thank U, Next."

Here are 13 other things to know about the charts this week:

1. Mariah Carey's Caution debuts at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Click here for details.

2. Speaking of Mariah, her annual holiday smash "All I Want for Christmas Is You" re-enters the Hot 100, at No. 29. Click here for a holly jolly recap.

3. To celebrate her new album, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson count down MC's 20 biggest Hot 100 hits on the latest Chart Beat Podcast. Click here to listen.

4. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson make predictions about the forthcoming Grammy Award nominations. Click here to listen.

5. Dan + Shay score their first No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart with "Speechless." Plus, Jimmie Allen holds at No. 1 on Country Airplay with "Best Shot." Click here for the story.

6. On the Latin Airplay chart, Romeo Santos hits No. 1 with "Centavito." Click here for the post.

7. "(It Happens) Sometimes" by David Guetta, under his Jack Back alias, hits No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart.  "I started with house music 20 years ago and it always stayed in my heart," Guetta tells  BillboardClick here for more.

8. BTS notches its third entry on the Pop Songs airplay chart with its Steve Aoki collab "Waste It On Me." Click here for the story.

9. Katy Perry warms up to the Adult Contemporary chart with her new holiday track "Cozy Little Christmas," which jingles in at No. 10. Click here for the post.

10. Debbie Harry earns her first Alternative Songs hit since 1990, thanks to her Just Loud collab "Soul Train." Click here for details.

11. On the latest Top Christian Albums chart, Casting Crowns and NEEDTOBREATHE make notable debuts. Click here for the story.

12. City Girls debut on the Emerging Artists chart, thanks to their new LP and their Cardi B collab "Twerk." Plus, Billie Eilish holds at No. 1. Click here for more.

13. Since 13 is Taylor Swift's favorite number … Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour has broken the record for the highest-grossing U.S. tour, having grossed $266.1 million domestically. Click here for the full story.


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