With its 13th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (dated Oct. 15), Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti is tied with Drake’s Views and the Frozen soundtrack for the most weeks at No. 1 on the chart in the previous decade. Both Views (May 21-Oct. 8) and Frozen (2014-2017) spent a total of 13 frames at the top of the charts that were not consecutive (Jan. 18-May 17).
Bad Bunny: Adele’s 21 spent 24 weeks at the top of the charts (nonconsecutively) between 2011 and 2012. (March 12, 2011-June 23, 2012).
Bad Bunny: According to Luminate, Un Verano Sin Ti sold 84,000 equivalent album units in the United States in the tracking week of October 6. This is a decrease of 4% over the previous week.
Bad Bunny: The new Billboard 200 also has the No. 2 debut of Slipknot’s The End, So Far, No. 8 for Tyler Childers’ Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven, and No. 10 for Tory Lanez’s Sorry 4 What.
Bad Bunny Tops Artist 100 Chart for Fifth Week
Bad Bunny: Luminate’s multi-metric consumption data is used to produce the Billboard 200 list, which ranks the week’s most popular albums in the United States. Album sales, TEA, and SEA are all included in total album equivalents (SEA). One album sale, ten track sales from an album, 3,750 ad-supported on-demand audio and video streams, or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand audio and video streaming, are all considered one unit.
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With a total of 84,000 SEA units (down 3%, equaling 115.96 million on-demand official streams of the set’s songs), 1,500 (down 14%) from album sales, and 500 (up 3%) from TEA units, Un Verano Sin Ti got a gold certification.
The End, So Far debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with sales of 59,000 copies. This is Slipknot’s sixth top 10 album. Of that total, 50,500 were album sales, 8,000 were SEA units (equivalent to 11 million on-demand official streaming of the set’s music), and 500 were TEA units.
Bad Bunny: Both in terms of position on the Billboard 200 and in terms of sales volume, The End So Far is the best-performing hard rock album in over seven months. On the chart dated March 26th, Ghost’s Impera debuted at No. 2 and peaked at 70,000 sales, making it the last hard rock album to have a greater week. To be considered a hard rock album, an album must have debuted on the Top Hard Rock Albums list on Billboard.
Previously on Billboard’s charts were three songs from The End, So Far. As of this August, “The Chapeltown Rag,” “The Dying Song (Time to Sing),” and “Yen” all rank in the top five on the multi-metric Hot Hard Rock Songs chart, with “The Chapeltown Rag” sitting well at No. 1.
The End So Far would become the eighth album to reach No. 2 on the Billboard 200, after Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti. Along with Post Malone’s June 18 release of Twelve Carat Toothache and Luke Combs’ July 9 release of Growin’ Up, Brent Faiyaz’s July 23 release of Wasteland, Lizzo’s July 30 release of Special, YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s August 20 release of The Last Slimeto, NAV’s September 24 release of Demons Protected by Angels, and 5 Seconds of Summer’s October 8 release of 5SOS5 were (also all debuts at No. 2).
During its 13-week reign at the top in 2016, Drake’s Views was the last album to prevent as many albums from reaching No. 2 as it did during its own tenure.
Bad Bunny: In the new Billboard 200, previous leader Dangerous: The Double Album by Morgan Wallen remains at No. 3 with 46,000 equivalent album units gained (down 1%), while The Weeknd’s compilation The Highlights climbs 7-4 with 39,000 (up 41%). Former No. 1 by Harry Styles, Harry’s House, is now No. 5 with 34,000 (down 6%). Renaissance, Beyoncé’s chart-topping album, is likewise unchanged at No. 6 with 31,000 shipments (down 10%).
American Heartbreak by Zach Bryan rises from No. 17 to No. 10 on the Billboard 200 with 28,000 equivalent album units gained (a 10% increase). This is partly due to the sustained streaming success of the album’s first song, “Something in the Orange.” The track has now lasted three consecutive weeks within the top 10 on the latest all-genre Streaming Songs list (dated October 8). (at No. 7). Opened in June, the set quickly rose to the top five.
Bad Bunny: Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven, Tyler Childers’ eighth studio album, enters the Billboard 200 at position No. 8 with sales of 27,000 copies. This total includes 16,000 albums sold, 10,500 SEA units (equivalent to 13,81,000,000 on-demand official streams of the set’s tracks), and 500 TEA units. Since making his Billboard 200 debut with Purgatory in 2017 (which peaked at No. 106 in 2020), the singer/songwriter has released three more albums, with Hounds being the fourth.
Bad Bunny: This is the first year that three country albums all chart in the top 10 of the Billboard 200, with Dangerous: The Double Album at No. 3, American Heartbreak at No. 7, and Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven at No. 8. Taylor Swift’s Red (Taylor’s Version) ranked No. 2 on the Dec. 4, 2021 list, followed by Dangerous at No. 5 and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ Raise the Roof at No. 7. To be considered a “country album,” an album must have debuted on the Top Country Albums list on Billboard.
Top 10 new entries include Tory Lanez’s Sorry 4 What, which debuted at No. 10 with 25,500 equivalent album units earned, and Rod Wave’s previous No. 1 Beautiful Mind, which dropped 8-9 with 26,000 equivalent album units earned (down 2%). There were 32.06 million on-demand official streams of the songs included in the package, which equates to 24,500 SEA units, 1,000 album sales, and zero TEA units. The album is Lanez’s eighth top-ten hit.
Bad Bunny: The weekly Billboard chart rankings are compiled after a rigorous evaluation of all data submissions by Luminate, an independent data supplier to the charts. When data is submitted, it is reviewed and verified by Luminate. Together with Billboard, we exclude any data that doesn’t meet certain criteria before compiling the final charts.