The Chart Scoop | Taylor Swift Spends a Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200
What’s the Chart Scoop this week? Taylor Swift spends a second consecutive week at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 with ‘Reputation.’
Billboard 200 Takeaways
- Taylor Swift expectedly retains the no. 1 spot on the Billboard 200. Reputation moved another 256,000 units.
- Tim McGraw & Faith Hill launch at no. 2 with The Rest of Our Life. The Rest of Our Life starts with 104,000 units.
- Sam Smith continues to perform well on the Billboard 200. The Thrill of It All slips just one spot from no. 2 to no. 3.
- Garth Brooks debuts at no. 4 with The Anthology: Part I, The First Five Years. The 53,000 copies (actual sales) is pretty impressive.
- Pentatonix rebounds big, as A Pentatonix Christmas ascends 12 spots from no. 17 to no. 5. Another Christmas album, That’s Christmas to Me ascends 29 spots from no. 62 to no. 33.
- P!nk reenters the top-10 this week. Beautiful Trauma ascends from no. 16 to no. 6 in its sixth week on the Billboard 200.
- After three consecutive weeks at no. 3, Chris Brown sees Heartbreak on a Full Moon slide to no. 11 in its fourth week.
- PnB Rock debuts at no. 17 with Catch These Vibes.
- Morrissey debuts at no. 20 with Low in High School.
- Jaden Smith sees his debut album SYRE launch inside the top-25 at no. 24.
- Rock vet Bob Seger bows at no. 25 with I Knew You When.
- Sia settles for a modest no. 27 bow for her album of Christmas originals, Everyday is Christmas.
- Lil Peep reaches a new chart peak, albeit posthumously. After Come Over When You’re Sober debuted at no. 168 last week, it ascends 130 spots to no. 38.
- Green Day launches at no. 39 with greatest hits compilation, Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band.
- Chase Rice debuts modestly at no. 42 with Lambs & Lions.
- Kenny Chesney plummets this week as Live in No Shoes Nation slips from no. 9 to no. 96. Ouch!
- Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings debut at no. 106 with Soul of a Woman, the posthumous effort by Jones.
- Tove Lo doesn’t deliver… Blue Lips: Lady Wood Phase II debuts tepidly at no. 138.
- T-Pain debuts quietly at no. 155 with Oblivion. He just doesn’t perform like he once did…
Billboard Hot 100
- Post Malone. 21 Savage. “Rockstar.” No. 1. Next.
- Selena Gomez and Marshmello ascend from no. 51 to no. 20 with “Wolves.”
- 6ix9ine is on the rise with “Gummo,” which ascends from no. 58 to no. 29.
- Charlie Puth has two songs in the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100: “Attention” (down from no. 24 to no. 30) and “How Long” (ascends from no. 40 to no. 34).
- Bebe Rexha and “Florida Georgia Line” ascend from no. 53 to no. 42 with “Meant to Be.”
- Luis Fonis & Demi Lovato debut at no. 47 with “Echame La Culpa.”
- Eminem dips from no. 14 to no. 55 with “Walk on Water,” featuring Beyoncé.
- N.E.R.D. & Rihanna ascend from no. 79 to no. 63 with “Lemon.”
- Lil Xan ascends from no. 93 to no. 69 with “Betrayed.”
- Lil Peep debuts posthumously only the Billboard Hot 100 with “Awful Things” (no. 79).