Galantis Flies Onto Top Dance/Electronic Albums With 'Aviary'
Plus, 'America's Got Talent' boosts Clean Bandit and HiFi Sean & Crystal Waters lead Dance Club Songs.
Galantis perches at No. 4 on Billboard's Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart (dated Oct. 7) with The Aviary. The album, the act's first since its No. 1 Pharmacy in June 2015, earned 7,000 equivalent album units in its first week, according to Nielsen Music. Of those, 3,000 are traditional album sales, sparking the set's start at No. 2 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales.
Six Aviary tracks have already hit Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, including "Girls on Boys" featuring ROZES, which rebounds 50-38. Plus, "Tell Me You Love Me," with Throttle, enters Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales at No. 20 (2,000 downloads sold).
GETTING 'BETTER': Also on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Major Lazer scores its seventh top 10 with "Know No Better" (11-10). It's also the first top 10 each for featured act: Travis Scott, Camila Cabello and Quavo. "Know" gathered 4.8 million U.S. streams (up 6 percent) and sold 2,000 downloads in the tracking week.
Clean Bandit rebounds 19-14 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, with "Symphony" (featuring Zara Larsson) following a performance of the song by 10-year old Angelica Hale on NBC's America's Got Talent (Sept. 19). The track, which peaked at No. 10 in August, surges by 125 percent to 5,000 sold, also good for a 21-7 jump on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales.
ON THE 'GO': Shifting to Dance/Electronic Streaming Songs, Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso's "Let Me Go" (featuring Florida Georgia Line and Watt) leaps 17-9 (4.8 million, up 30 percent). "Let" is Alesso's second top 10 on the tally and the first for each co-star.
HIGH WATERS: On Dance Club Songs, HiFi Sean (aka Sean Dickson, formerly of Scottish rock act The Soup Dragons) rises 2-1 with "Testify!," featuring Crystal Waters. Remixed by Sandy Rivera, Rhythm Masters and Opolopo, among others, the track is Sean's first No. 1 and Waters' 11th.
NEW TOP 10s: Justin Bieber and BloodPop pulse 12-6 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay with "Friends." It's Bieber's fifth top 10 this year, the most of all acts; The Chainsmokers and Quavo follow with three top 10s each in 2017. "Friends" is also Bieber's 14th total top 10, eclipsing Britney Spears and tying him with Kaskade for fifth amongst all acts; David Guetta and Rihanna lead with 24 top 10s apiece. BloodPop earns his first top 10.
Meanwhile, Armin van Buuren bolts 16-10 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay with "Sunny Days," featuring Josh Cumbee. The track is the trance king's seventh top 10 and second in 2017, while marking Cumbee's first. (World news: "Sunny" slips to No. 2 on Netherlands Digital Song Sales following five straight weeks at the summit.)