“Black Beatles” Has Brought Rae Sremmurd’s September Album Back Into The Top 10!


“Black Beatles,” the new single from Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane, went viral recently thanks to the Mannequin Challenge. Not only did its popularly give Gucci his highest-charting song ever (it’s currently in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100,) it’s now brought the duo’s September album back into the top 10! Jumping from its spot at number 21 last week, SremmLife 2 came in at number 5 this week, moving a solid 39k units. Of that, a whopping 21k came from streaming. Crazy! Check out the rest of the top 10 below.

Find Out How Much D.R.A.M. & Joe Budden Sold In Their First Week!


Both Joe Budden and D.R.A.M. made their debuts on the Billboard 200 this week with their new albums, Rage & The Machine and Big Baby D.R.A.M., respectively.

Billboard Breakdown: Shawn Mendes Knocks Drake Out Of #1


Shawn Mendes’ sophomore album, Illuminate, debuts at number one this week, knocking Drake out of the top once again. This is the second number one for Shawn, making him one of only five artists to do so at such a young age (18.) The other four are Justin Bieber (17), Miley Cyrus (14), Hilary Duff (17) and LeAnn Rimes (15). Next week we will see the debut of tons of new projects, including Solange’s A Seat At The Table, Dave East’s Kairi Chanel and more! For now, check out this week’s full top 10 below!

Find Out How Much Mac Miller & Usher Are Each Expected To Sell In The First Week!


Both Mac Miller and Usher released new albums this past Friday – Mac with his fourth studio effort The Divine Feminine, and Ursh with his eighth, Hard II Love. Early sales projections are in, based on the units moved over the weekend, and unfortunately, neither are looking at a number one debut. In fact, it’s likely Drake will take that spot for what will be his 13th non-consecutive week.

D.R.A.M. Just Knocked Drake Out Of THIS Top Spot


D.R.A.M. now has the number one rap song in the country with the Lil Yachty-assisted, “Broccoli.” In an interesting twist, the VA native knocked Drake’s “Too Good” from the spot – and many say Drake stole the newcomer’s thunder last year with the release of “Hotline Bling,” which was a little too similar to D.R.A.M.’s breakout single, “Cha Cha.”

Young Thug’s “Jeffery” Debuts In The Billboard Top 10


Young Thug’s latest release, some are calling it an album and some are saying it’s a “commercial mixtape” what have you, No My Name Is Jeffery, does really well in it’s first week.

(Photo) Drake Throws Up Another Billboard In LA

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Last week Drake & Kanye shared a Billboard in Los Angeles, signaling a potential collaboration between the two. Drizzy even just had one for Rihanna, congratulating her on her Video Vanguard Award. Now this…see what you can make of it.

Chance The Rapper Speaks On His Music, Retuning To Chicago, And More


Chance the Rapper is the latest cover of Billboard Magazine. Chance got a chance to open up about not signing to a major label, returning to Chicago, and working with Kanye West.

(Photo) Young Thug Gets His Own Billboard In NYC!


Definitely didn’t see this coming…made you look!

ScHoolboy Q Debuts At #2 With ‘Blank Face LP’ + ‘Views’ Returns To #1

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ScHoolboy Q makes a strong debut on the Billboard 200 this week, with his new album Blank Face coming in at number 2 with 74k units sold. In comparison, Q’s 2014 debut, Oxymoron, came in at number 1 with 139k in its first week. Meanwhile, Drake is back to number one after being temporarily knocked out by Blink-182 last week. Views sold another 92k, making it one of only 10 albums in the last 20 years to spend that long at the top. With one more week, Drake will become one of 8, and with two more weeks, he’ll be one of only five! There are no major releases on the horizon, so it doesn’t appear he’ll have many challengers. The big numbers to beat are the Titanic soundtrack with 16 weeks, and Adele with 21 at 24 weeks. Check out this week’s full top 10 below!

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