Bad Bunny Album Back at No. 1; Beyonce’s ‘Break My Soul’ is her first pop top 10 since 2016

bad bunny“Un Verano Sin Ti” by has now spent three non-consecutive weeks at No. 1, becoming the only all-Spanish album to have spent multiple weeks atop the chart. Billboard 200 chart.

The 23-track set has the second-most weeks at No. 1 in 2022, after the “Encanto” soundtrack, which had nine. In its first eight weeks on the chart, “Un Verano Sin Ti” has yet to fall below No. 2. In total, the album earned 115,000 equivalent album units in the United States at during the week ending June 30, according to Billboard through Luminate.

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Luke Combs scores the best start of the week in 2022 for a country album on the chart with “Growin’ Up,” which landed at No. 2 on the chart with 74,000 equivalent album units earned. “Growin’ Up” is the singer’s fourth studio effort to enter the top five of the Billboard 200.

Drake’s “Honestly, Nevermind” slips to third place after debuting at No. 1 a week earlier, with 73,000 equivalent album units earned in its second frame.

Bad Bunny isn’t the only one returning to No. 1 after already bouncing in and out of that spot. On the Billboard Hot 100Harry Styles’ “As It Was” rebounded from second place to the top, for its eighth total week to top the singles chart since debuting at No. 1 in mid-April 16.

Also on the Hot 100, Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” drops to No. 7 from No. 15, where it had already debuted following the song’s surprise mid-week release. Although it hasn’t reached No. 1 on the main chart so far, “Break My Soul” – which features house-inspired synth and piano beats – gave Beyoncé her first No. 1. from the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart.

On the Hot 100, Beyoncé has now scored her 20th top 10 song as a solo artist — six years after the last, “Formation,” which peaked at No. 10 in 2016. Top 10 status for “ Break My Soul” also sees Beyonce join Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson as the third solo artist in history to have 20 top 10 hits on the Hot 100. (McCartney has 23 top 10 solo hits in addition to his 34 with the Beatles; Jackson has 30 top 10s as a solo act in addition to 11 as a member of The Jackson 5 and The Jacksons.)

Elsewhere on the Hot 100, former No. 1 Jack Harlow’s “First Class” shows resilience as it moves up one spot to No. 2; Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” moves up two spots to No. 3; Future’s “Wait for U”, featuring Drake and Tems, remains at No. 4; and Drake and 21 Savage’s “Jimmy Cooks” drops to No. 5 after launching at No. 1 last week. Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” climbs 3 spots to No. 6 (after earlier peaking at No. 4), still in the process of its major pop culture reintroduction via Netflix’s “Stranger Things”.

Among new entries on the album chart, after country star Combs’ No. 2 premiere, Chris Brown had the second-best arc of the week with “Breezy,” his 12th top 10 album. landed at No. 4 with 72,000 equivalent album units earned. Twice member Nayeon’s debut solo album “Im Nayeon: The 1st Mini Album” debuted at No. 7 with 57,000 equivalent album units earned. Conan Gray provided a fourth new album in the top charts at No. 9 with his second top 10 album, “Superache”, earning 43,000 equivalent album units.

Representing an album that is substantially new, but not technically a new release for charting purposes, Lil Durk’s “7220” skyrocketed from No. 19 to No. 5 5 with 68,000 equivalent album units earned after the release. re-release of the album on June 24 with an additional 13 songs.

Among the remnants, Harry Styles’ “Harry’s House” fell 3-6 with 63,000 units. Morgan Wallen’s ‘Dangerous: The Double Album’ drops 5-8 with 51,000 equivalent album units earned. And closing the top 10 is Future’s former No. 1 “I Never Loved You,” in tenth place with 43,000 units.

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