13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Drake, Kenny Chesney & DJ Khaled Reign
It's business as usual for Drake, as he commands three of Billboard's signature charts -- the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Billboard Artist 100 -- for a fifth straight week.
Also on the Hot 100, DJ Khaled soars in at No. 5 with "No Brainer," featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper and Quavo. The collab, which launches at No. 1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart, follows the foursome's "I'm the One" (also featuring Lil Wayne), which led the Hot 100 in May 2017.
Here are 13 other things to know about the charts this week.
1. Kenny Chesney's Songs for the Saints debuts at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart, where he earns his 16th leader. Click here for details.
2. Khalid and Normani's "Love Lies" continues to scale the Hot 100, reaching a new peak of No. 15, and reaches the Radio Songs chart's top 10. Click here for this week's Hot 100 Chart Moves.
3. On the Billboard 200, The Greatest Showman soundtrack hits a top 10 milestone. Plus, Boz Scaggs returns with Out of the Blues. Click here for this week's Billboard 200 Chart Moves.
4. Looking ahead to next week's Billboard 200, Travis Scott's Astroworld is slated to dethrone Scorpion at No. 1, earning him his second leader. Click here for the Billboard 200 forecast.
5. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson run through Nos. 75-51, including Kanye West's "Gold Digger," Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" and more, in the second of a four-part series counting down the Hot 100's all-time top hits. Click here to listen.
6. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Bebe Rexha about exceeding her own expectations with her debut album and the success of her smash "Meant to Be" with Florida Georgia Line. Click here to listen.
7. After her hospitalization July 24, Demi Lovato's "Sober" and Clean Bandit's "Solo," featuring Lovato, debut on the Streaming Songs chart. Click here for the story.
8. Weezer notches its first No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart in 10 years, with its cover of Toto's "Africa." Click here for the article.
9. Becky G and Natti Natasha's duet "Sin Pijama" hits No. 1 on the Latin Airplay survey. Click here for the post.
10. Post Malone's debut album Stoney makes history on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, topping Michael Jackson's Thriller for the most weeks logged in the top 10. Click here for details.
11. More Drake, as he surpasses Rihanna for the most total weeks at No. 1 on the Rhythmic Songs chart, where "In My Feelings" hits No. 1, marking his 100th cumulative frame at the summit. Click here for the story.
12. Maroon 5 extends its record for the most No. 1s on the Adult Pop Songs chart, as "Girls Like You," featuring Cardi B, becomes the band's 13th leader. Click here for the article.
13. Denzel Curry debuts at No. 7 on Emerging Artists, powered by his latest album, while Queen Naija returns to No. 1 for a second total week on top. Click here for a deeper rundown.