Monday, August 24, 2015

Chart Wise - OMI Unseats the WEEKND to reclaim Billboard's top spot; "Cheerleader" sold over 2 million copies to date

OMI's debut smash "Cheerleader" tops the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week. The reggae/pop tune again fends off "Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd. "Cheerleader," released on Louder Than Life/Ultra Columbia, hold atop the Hot 100 while maintaining it's No. 2 ranks on Radio Songs (147 million in audience, down 1 percent, according to Nielsen Music), Streaming Songs (15.1 million U.S. streams, down 7 percent) and Digital Songs, which it led for four weeks (105,000 downloads sold, down 11 percent, in the week ending Aug. 20) Billboard reported.  "Cheerleader" additionally passes 2 million (2.1 million) in sales to date.

THE WEEKND on Billboard Hot 100 Top 40: Weeknd Holds For Third Week; Lazer, Gomez Growing; Puth Top 20; Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Return
*THE WEEKND hold the top spot with "Can't Feel My Face" for a third week
*MAJOR LAZER holds at 3* with "Lean On" but is up to a strong 1369 spins this week
*SELENA GOMEZ moves 58-4* with "Good For You," featuring A$AP ROCKY, and gains 1617 spins
*It was very tight between #11 and #15 as R. CITY's "locked Away," featuring ADAM LEVINE, holds at 12* - despite also being up 1617 spins
*CHAR PUTH climbs into the top 20 with "Marvin Gaye," featuring MEGHAN TRAINOR - up 632 spins
*Newcomer HAILEE STEINFELD leaps 28*-23* with "Love Myself"
*MACKLEMORE and RYAN LEWIS are back and land the top debut at 35* with "Growing Up" featuring ED SHEERAN 
*KYGO and ELLE KING also score debuts 

Rhythmic:OMI Unseats The Weeknd; Fetty Wap Top 3; Skrillex/Diplo/Bieber Top 10; Songz Top 15; Jeremih Top 20; Macklemore/Ryan Lewis Leads Debuts Here
*OMI takes over the #1 spot at Rhythmic this week with "Cheerleader" - matching the chart topping spot he got at Top 40 a weeks back
*FETTY WAP is now top 3 with "My Way," featuring MONTY, up 5*-*3 and rising 418 spims
*THE WEEKND fell out of the top spot this week with "Can't Feel My Face," but sees "The Hills" go 8*-*6 and is up 815 spins.....


Billboard Reggae Albums Top 10 update

Newcomer Joss Stone holds Number 1; Jah Cure and Rebelution moves back up Ziggy
#ViewJamaica - fruit stall Boston Bay
Marley, SoJa and Gov't Mule re-enters Top 10

*Joss Stone's "Water For Soul" hold Number 1 for a second week
* Rebelution leaps 5*-2* with "Count Me In"
*Jah Cure moves up *4-*3 with "The Cure
*Reggae Gold 2015 by "Various Artistes" moves down at *4
*Bob Marley and The Wailers  "Easy Skanking Boston 78" twenty six weeks on the chart moves up *7-*5
*Ziggy Marley re-enters Top 10 from a fifty nine week marathon and leaps *15 -*6 with "Fly Rasta"
*Kymani Marley still moves up *9-*7 with "Maestro
* The album "Soca Gold 2015," by Various Artistes moves down *3-8*
*SoJa re-enters Top 10 with "Amid The Noise and Haste" at *11-*9
*Also re-entering Top 10 "Dub Side of The Mule" by Gov't Mule *12-10*



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