Zach Bryan’s self-titled album spends a second week atop Billboard 200 chart (dated Sept. 16), because the set earned 115,000 equal album models within the U.S. within the week ending Sept. 7 (down 42%) in response to Luminate.
Additionally within the prime 10 of the newest Billboard 200 chart, the late Jimmy Buffett — who died on Sept. 1 — returns to the highest 5 as his best-of assortment Songs You Know by Coronary heart: Jimmy Buffett’s Biggest Hit(s) re-enters the record at No. 4. It marks the album’s highest rank ever — and first week within the prime 10, and even prime 40, relationship to its launch in 1985 — and Buffett’s thirteenth prime 10-charting album.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the preferred albums of the week within the U.S. based mostly on multi-metric consumption as measured in equal album models, compiled by Luminate. Items comprise album gross sales, observe equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). Every unit equals one album sale, or 10 particular person tracks offered from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The brand new Sept. 16, 2023-dated chart can be posted in full on Billboard‘s web site on Sept. 12. For all chart information, comply with @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
Of Zach Bryan’s 115,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Sept. 7, SEA models comprise 111,000 (down 77%, equaling 144.08 million on-demand official streams of the set’s 16 songs), album gross sales comprise 3,000 (down 50%), and TEA models comprise 1,000 (down 36%).
Bryan’s genre-blending album is categorized as nation, Americana/folks and rock on Billboard’s charts. It’s the first rock effort to spend its first two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in seven years — because the Suicide Squad soundtrack logged its first two weeks at No. 1 (Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2016 charts). It’s the primary Americana/folks venture to spend its first two weeks at No. 1 since Chris Stapleton’s Traveller additionally dominated in its first two frames in 2015 (Nov. 21 and 28). Nation, Americana/folks and rock albums are outlined as these which can be eligible for, or have charted on, Billboard’s High Nation Albums, Americana/Folks Albums and High Rock Albums charts, respectively.
A pair of former No. 1s trails Bryan, as Morgan Wallen’s One Factor at a Time climbs 3-2 (84,000 equal album models; up 1%) and Travis Scott’s Utopia dips 2-3 (72,000; down 21%).
The late Buffett’s first best-of compilation, the 1985 launch Songs You Know by Coronary heart: Jimmy Buffett’s Biggest Hit(s), re-enters the Billboard 200 at a brand new peak of No. 4. The album initially peaked at No. 100 the yr of its launch.
Within the monitoring week ending Sept. 7, Songs You Know by Coronary heart earned 52,000 equal album models (up 2,122%) following the singer-songwriter’s loss of life on Sept. 1 at age 76. It marks the thirteenth prime 10-charting album for Billboard’s most well-known alumnus. Buffett was a Nashville-based reporter for Billboard in 1969-70, earlier than the discharge of his first album.
Songs You Know by Coronary heart comprises Buffett’s solely Billboard Sizzling 100 prime 10-charting hit, “Margaritaville,” which reached No. 8 in 1977. It additionally homes the highest 40-charting tunes “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Come Monday” and “Fins.”
Like Bryan’s newest album, Buffett’s Songs You Know by Coronary heart can also be categorized as a rustic, Americana/folks and rock album. In flip, with Wallen’s personal nation set One Factor at a Time at No. 2, there are three nation albums within the prime 4 on the Billboard 200 for the primary time in over a decade. The feat final occurred when your complete prime three have been nation efforts on the Nov. 20, 2010-dated record, with Swift’s Converse Now, Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Celebration and Sugarland’s The Unimaginable Machine at Nos. 1-3, respectively.
Taylor Swift’s chart-topping Midnights falls 4-5 on the brand new Billboard 200 (45,000 equal album models; down 8%), SZA’s former chief SOS descends 5-6 (almost 45,000; down 7%), the Barbie soundtrack drops 6-7 (42,000; down 11%), Peso Pluma’s Génesis slips 7-8 (42,000; down 3%), Swift’s former No. 1 Lover falls 8-9 (41,000; down 3%), and Wallen’s chart-topping Harmful: The Double Album is a non-mover at No. 10 (almost 41,000; up 1%).
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