U2 Takes ‘Songs of Experience’ to No. 1 | The Chart Scoop
What’s ‘The Chart Scoop?’ U2 debuts at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 with ‘Songs of Experience.’ Ed Sheeran tops the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Perfect.’
Billboard 200 Takeaways
- U2 easily debuts at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 with Songs of Experience. Songs of Experience moved 186,000 units, according to Billboard.
- Chris Stapleton, once again, settles for no. 2 with his second album of 2017, From a Room: Volume 2 (125,000 units). From a Room: Volume 1 ascends from no. 64 to no. 28 in its 31st week on the chart, while Traveller rises from no. 57 to no. 33 (117 weeks in).
- Taylor Swift sees Reputation slip two spots from no. 1 to no. 3 in its fourth week on the Billboard 200.
- Demi Lovato sees Tell Me You Love Me ascend from no. 21 to no. 6 in its 10th week on the charts.
- Miguel debuts at no. 9 with War & Leisure (40,000 units). His previous two albums, Kaleidoscope Dream and WILDHEART, debut in the top-three.
- P!nk sees Beautiful Trauma slip from no. 7 to no. 23 in its eighth week on the Billboard 200.
- Five Finger Death Punch debuts at no. 29 with A Decade of Destruction.
- NF is on the rise with Perception, ascending 12 spots from no. 51 to no. 39. The album debuted at no. 1 during a quiet week on the Billboard 200.
- Danielle Bradbery debuts modestly at no. 41 with I Don’t Believe We’ve Met.
- Tim McGraw and Faith Hill continue their plunge with The Rest of Our Life, which slides from no. 20 to no. 51 (three weeks in).
- Andy Grammer debuts tepidly at no. 57 with The Good Parts.
- Fabolous and Jadakiss take a sizable tumble in week two. Friday on Elm Street slides from no. 10 to no. 59.
Billboard Hot 100 Takeaways
- Post Malone and 21 Savage find themselves officially dethroned. “Rockstar” slips from no. 1 to no. 2.
- Halsey ascends from no. 11 to no. 8 with “Bad at Love.”
- 6ix9ine flies up the Hot 100 with “Gummo,” rising from no. 54 to no. 13. “Kooda” debuts at no. 61.
- G-Eazy and Halsey launch at no. 21 with “Him & I.”
- NF ascends from no. 29 to no. 22 with “Let You Down.”
- Charlie Puth is gaining traction with “How Long,” which ascends from no. 32 to no. 26.
- Lil Uzi Vert rises up the charts with “The Way Life Goes,” featuring Nicki Minaj. It ascends from no. 39 to no. 29.
- Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line ascends from no. 40 to no. 31 with “Meant to Be.”
- Miguel ascends 20 spots with “Sky Walker,” featuring Travis Scott (no. 55 to no. 35).
- Taylor Swift sees “End Game” fly up the charts (no. 83 to no. 39).
- Demi Lovato reenters the Hot 100 at no. 53 with “Tell Me You Love Me.”
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