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Diplo Debuts Fifth Top 10 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart

Plus, moves for ODESZA, Regard & Years & Years.

Diplo debuts at No. 2 on Billboard‘s Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart (dated March 19) with his self-titled full-length set. Released March 4, Diplo earned 5,500 equivalent album units in the week ending March 10, according to Luminate, formerly MRC Data. The bow is Diplo’s best in seven years, since Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U launched at No. 1 in March 2015.

Diplo adds his fifth top 10, following EPs Express Yourself (No. 8, 2012) and Revolution (No. 2, 2013), as well as Random White Dude Be Everywhere (No. 2, 2014) and Jack U. (Plus, Major Lazer, with Diplo as a member, has scored seven top 10s, including No. 1s Free the Universe, in 2013, and Peace Is the Mission, in 2015.)


On the multimetric Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, Diplo track “Don’t Forget My Love,” with Miguel, hangs in the top 10 for a fourth frame (No. 10), after debuting at its No. 8 high Feb. 26. The track drew 1.7 million U.S. streams March 4-10 and takes top Sales Gainer honors, up 48% to 900 sold, also good for a 13-7 jump on Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales. The song additionally darts 3-2 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, after its impressive ascent to the top 10 a week earlier in only its second week on the list.

Plus, Diplo debuts on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with the new set’s “Let You Go,” with TSHA and featuring Kareen Lomax (No. 17); “High Rise,” featuring Amtrac and Leon Bridges (No. 31); and “Humble,” with Lil Yachty (No. 40). Diplo now has 44 charted titles, tying Martin Garrix for the fifth-most since the chart began in 2013; only David Guetta (62), Kygo (55), Marshmello (50) and Calvin Harris (45) have more.

Additionally on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, ODESZA’s “Better Now,” featuring MARO, bounds 44-19 in its second frame. The chart’s leading Streaming Gainer scored 796,000 on-demand domestic streams in its first full tracking week. ODESZA’s 15th entry (and MARO’s first) follows the duo’s initial top 10, “The Last Goodbye,” featuring Bettye LaVette (up 14-13 after reaching No. 10).

Shifting to the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, Regard and Years & Years roll into the top 10 with “Hallucination” (16-8). Regard’s fifth entry is also his fifth top 10, after “Ride It.” (No. 4, 2019); “Secrets,” with RAYE (No. 2, 2020); “You,” with Troye Sivan and Tate McRae (No. 1 for 11 weeks, 2021); and “Signals,” with Kwabs (No. 2, this January). “Hallucination” is the first top 10 for Years & Years and its first chart showing in nearly seven years, since “King” (No. 36, 2015).

“Hallucination” is collecting core-dance play on outlets including KMVQ-HD2 San Francisco, KQPS Palm Springs, Calif. (Channel Q), and Music Choice’s Dance/EDM Channel. (The Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart measures radio airplay on a select group of full-time dance stations, along with plays during mix shows on nearly 80 top 40-formatted reporters.)