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Ariana Grande's 'Positions' Remains at No. 1 on Billboard 200 for a Second Week

Ariana Grande‘s position on the chart isn’t changing!

Positions spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the chart company confirmed on Sunday (November 15).

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The album moved 82,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in its second week, marking her second album to spend two weeks at No. 1 following thank u, next in 2019. It remains her fifth No. 1 studio album. Click here to listen to the album.

“Of Positions’ 82,000 units earned in the tracking week ending Nov. 12, SEA units comprise 73,000 (down 43%, equaling 99.5 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs), 8,000 comprise album sales (down 81%) and 1,000 comprise TEA units (down 61%),” Billboard reported.

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Ariana Grande Debuts at No. 1 With 'Positions' on Billboard 200

Ariana Grande is on top!

The singer’s sixth studio album, Positions, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the chart company confirmed Sunday (November 8).

The album moved 174,000 units in its first week, earning her the highest one-week total for an album since bundles stopped factoring into chart and sales rankings.

Billboard reports that it’s “the second-largest streaming week for a non-R&B/hip-hop or Latin album in 2020. Only Taylor Swift’s Folklore managed a larger streaming sum this year, in its debut week, among non-R&B/hip-hop and Latin titles, with 289.85 million streams.”

Ariana previously debuted at No. 1 with Yours Truly in 2013, followed by My Everything in 2014, as well as Sweetener in 2018 and Thank U, Next in 2019.

Her three most recent No. 1 albums have all come within the last two years and two and-a-half months, marking the “fastest accumulation of three No. 1s by a female artist in more than a decade” since Miley Cyrus.

Congratulations, Ariana!

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Luke Combs Returns to No. 1 With 'What You See Is What You Get' on Billboard 200

Luke Combs is back on top.

The 30-year-old country star’s What You See Is What You Get returned to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second nonconsecutive week with its deluxe issue, setting a new weekly streaming record for a country album, Billboard reported Sunday (November 1).

The album moved 109,000 equivalent album units in the past week. Its streaming total of 102.26 million weekly streams breaks the album’s own record for the largest streaming week for a country album ever. It first set the record with its initial release on November 14, 2019.

It’s also only the second country album to reach No. 1 in 2020. Congratulations, Luke Combs!

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YoungBoy Never Broke Again Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 With 'Top'

YoungBoy Never Broke Again is on top…with Top.

The 20-year-old rapper scored his third No. 1 album in less than a year on the Billboard 200, the company confirmed Sunday (September 20).

The album brought in 126,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in its opening week, with 106,000 of those being SEA units (equaling 156.32 million on-demand streams of the set’s songs in its first week), 19,000 album sales, and a little under 1,000 are in TEA units.

He first debuted at No. 1 in October of 2019 with AI YoungBoy 2, followed by 38 Baby 2 on May 9.

The last solo act to land three No. 1s faster than YoungBoy was Future, when he notched his first three No. 1s in just six months and three weeks with DS2 (Aug. 8, 2015), What a Time to Be Alive, with Drake (Oct. 10, 2015) and Evol (Feb. 27, 2016).

Congratulations to YoungBoy Never Broke Again!

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Cardi B & Maluma Top Billboard's Two Brand New Music Charts Called Billboard Global

Billboard has launched two brand new music charts, the site announced this week.

The charts, called Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S., are based on worldwide streams and download sales and will give an accurate glimpse into the most popular songs on the planet.

They both will collect and combine sales and streaming data from more than 200 territories, with rankings based on a weighted formula incorporating official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of leading digital platforms, and downloads from key online music retailers.

At launch, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion‘s “WAP” topped the Billboard Global 200, while Maluma‘s “Hawái” took the top spot on the Billboard Global 200 Excl.

Filling out the top 5 on the Billboard Global 200 were “WAP”, followed by BTS‘ “Dynamite”, 24kGoldn‘s “Mood”, Maluma‘s “Hawái” and Drake‘s “Laugh Now Cry Later,” featuring Lil Durk

The first charts are compiled with data from the tracking dates of September 4 through September 10.

The Billboard Global charts will be available on Tuesdays.

See which artist topped the Billboard 200 last week here!

Big Sean Debuts at No. 1 With 'Detroit 2' on Billboard 200

Big Sean is on top!

The 32-year-old rapper notched his third No. 1 album with Detroit 2 on the Billboard 200, Billboard reported on Sunday (September 13).

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The album brought in 103,000 equivalent album units in its first week on the chart. He previously scored two No. 1 albums: I Decided in 2017, and Dark Sky Paradise in 2015.

The album brought in the equivalent of 93.55 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs, and follows Big Sean‘s 2012 mixtape, Detroit. There were also 30,000 album sales, aided by merchandise and album bundles.

Congratulations to Big Sean!

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BTS' 'Dynamite' Is No. 1 for a Second Week on Billboard Hot 100!

BTS stay dominating the charts!

The massively popular South Korean boy band’s English-language single “Dynamite” remains at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second week in a row, the company announced on Tuesday (September 8).

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The song brought in an additional 17.5 million U.S. streams and 182,000 downloads sold in the past week, along with 16 million radio airplay impressions. The track was aided by “Poolside” and “Tropical” remixes released in the past week, as well as EDM, acoustic and instrumental versions.

It’s the first song to have sold over 180,000 downloads in consecutive weeks in nearly four years since The Chainsmokers‘ “Closer” with Halsey.

The song is also the group’s first No. 1 and the first leader on the list ever for an all-South Korean act. Congratulations to BTS and their ARMY!

If you haven’t yet, check out the song and read the lyrics!