Each week, Billboard Dance looks at songs & albums rising on Billboard's dance charts.
The Midnight, Kids
The Midnight, the duo of Los Angeles-based Tim McEwan and New York-based Tyler Lyle, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Album Sales chart (dated Oct. 6) with Kids. The act's first Billboard No. 1 sold 2,000 copies, amounting to its top sales week, according to Nielsen Music. Kids bests previous efforts EP Nocturnal (No. 5, May 19) and The Midnight Remixed (No. 22, September 2017). Concurrently, Kids opens at No. 12 on the consumption-based Top Dance/Electronic Albums tally, earning 2,000 equivalent album units (mostly from traditional album sales). Plus, Kids debuts at No. 2 on Heatseekers Albums and at No. 13 on Independent Albums. The '80s-influenced synth-wave act wraps its current North American tour Oct. 20 in San Francisco.