Billboard Dance Chart Upstarts: Sam Feldt, Oliver & Maya Jane Coles
Each week, Billboard Dance looks at songs & albums rising on Billboard's dance charts.
Sam Feldt featuring Akon, "Yes"
Dutch DJ/producer Sam Feldt (real name Sammy Renders) starts at No. 49 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart (dated Sept. 16) with "Yes," featuring Akon. The track collected 328,000 U.S. streams in the tracking week, according to Nielsen Music. It also sold 1,000 downloads. "Yes" is Feldt's second chart appearance and first in two years, since his "Show Me Love" (featuring Kimberly Anne) hit No. 13 in August 2015. "Yes" is also the fifth chart hit for singer Akon, each in a featured role.
Oliver, Full Circle
Oliver, the duo of Oliver "Oligee" Goldstein and Vaughn "U-Tern" Oliver, earns its first top 10 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with Full Circle (No. 5). The set, which features De La Soul, Chromeo, Yelle and more, debuts with 1,000 copies sold. The LP sold on par in its opening week with Oliver's prior chart entry, EP Mechanical, in 2013.
Maya Jane Coles, Take Flight
London-based DJ/producer Maya Jane Coles debuts at No. 15 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with Take Flight. The 24-track double album marks her first appearance on any Billboard albums chart. An accomplished remixer, Coles also recently contributed an official mix of Depeche Mode's latest single, "Going Backwards." Coles (also known as Nocturnal Sunshine) is currently on tour overseas, with a date set in Ibiza Sept. 30.