13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Now That's What I Call Music Lands 119th & 120th Chart Hits
Suicide Squad took over Billboard charts this week. Aside from the soundtrack's No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200, it also helped give Twenty One Pilots the honor of the first alternative duo or group with simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 top 10s; notched "Sucker for Pain" atop the Hot Rap Songs chart; and birthed Kehlani's first Hot 100 hit.
Here are 13 more things you need to know about the Billboard charts this week.
1. Now That’s What I Call Music gains its 119th and 120th charting albums on the Billboard 200 with Now 59 at No. 5 and Now That’s What I Call Party Anthems 3 at No. 65. Click here to read the full article.
2. DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” featuring Justin Bieber marks the second time in three weeks that a Bieber collab was the top-selling digital song of the week in the U.S. The single debuted at No. 1 on the Digital Songs sales chart. Click here to read the full article.
5. Kehlani garnered her first Hot 100 hit with “Gangsta,” from the Suicide Squad soundtrack. The single debuted at No. 62. Click here to read the full article.
6. Green Day returned to the rock charts after more than three years with its single “Bang Bang.” The hit from the upcoming album Revolution Radio debuted at No. 16 on the Alternative Songs airplay chart. Click here to read the full article.
9. Christian rock band Skillet achieved the second-biggest sales week of 2016 on Top Christian Albums with its 10th studio album, Unleashed. The set debuted at No. 1. Click here to read the full article.
10. The soundtrack to Suicide Squad debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album earned the best sales debut for a soundtrack in a year-and-a-half. Click here to read the full article.
11. Twenty One Pilots, The Chainsmokers and Rihanna each concurrently scored a pair of songs on the Hot 100’s top 10. With “Heathens” and “Ride” both in the top 10, Twenty One Pilots make history as the first alternative duo or group with simultaneous Hot 100 top 10s. Click here to read the full article.
12. Ariana Grande jumped into the Hot 100's top 20 with “Into You.” The single leaped 22-13 and became Grande’s ninth top 10 on Digital Songs and seventh top 10 on the Pop Songs airplay chart. Click here to read the full article.