Taylor Swift’s In the middle of the night spends its fourth consecutive week at No. at Luminate.
Also in the new Billboard 200’s top 10: Michael Jackson was previously No. 1 Thriller returns to the community after forty years of re-release, vaulting 115-7; Rod You are new Jupiter’s Diary: 7 Day Theory bowing at Number 9; and Michael Bublé’s chart-topping Christmas jingles its way back to the top ten by going up 19-10.
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Of In the middle of the night‘ 177,000 equivalent album units were obtained, SEA units accounted for 118,000 units (down 16%, equivalent to 155.8 million on-demand streams of set tracks), album sales included 55,700 units (down 4%) and SEA units (down 2,000%).
Former children of No. 1 follows Swift on the new Billboard 200, like Drake and 21 Savage’s. His Loss no-mover at No. 2 (119,000 equivalent album units; down 30%), Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti steady at No. 3 (56,000; up less than 1%), Lil Baby’s It’s Only Me also landed at No. 4 (48,000; down 9%) and Morgan Wallen’s Dangerously: The Double Album up 6-5 (42,000; up 2%).
Next up, The Weeknd’s Big Idea up 7-6 (39,000; down 2%).
Jackson used to be No. 1 Thriller returns to 10th, jumping from No. 115 to No. 7 after it was re-released in celebration of its 40th anniversary. It achieved 37,000 equivalent album units (up 283%). Of that amount, album sales include 27,500 (820%), SEA shares include 9,000 (equivalent to 13.17 million on-demand streams of tees) and TEA shares make up 500.
Thriller spent 37 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 1983-84 – several weeks at No. The only album with more weeks at No. 1 is the soundtrack to the film West Side Storyand 54 weeks in 1962-63.
Thriller it was the last top 10 hit on the Billboard 200 on the chart dated June 30, 1984, when it peaked at number 8. During its debut on the charts, its last week on the chart was April 20, 1985. It did not. back to the list until December 5, 2009, when the chart started allowing (old) albums to be checked again. (From May 1991 to November 2009, catalog movies were rarely allowed to chart on the Billboard 200.)
For its 40th anniversary, Thriller it has been reissued in a variety of formats and formats, some with additional bonus features. All versions of the album, old and new, are mixed together for tracking and charting purposes. Thriller has seen a few high-profile reissues in the past, including a remastered “special edition” in 2001 with previously unreleased bonus tracks and a 25th anniversary edition in 2008 with an unreleased song and a new remix collaboration with Akon, Fergie, Kanye West and will.
Harry Styles’ former manager Harry’s House climbs 9-8 on the new Billboard 200 with 33,000 equivalent album units (up 10%).
Rod Wave’s new song Jupiter’s Diary: 7 Day Theory debuts at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 with nearly 31,000 album equivalent units achieved. Of this amount, SEA shares comprise less than 30,000 (30,000 million per-demand legal streams of tea tracks), while album sales and TEA shares comprise the remaining shares. It is the singer’s fifth consecutive top-10 charting album, and two No. 1 hits in Good Thoughts (2022) and SoulFly (2021).
Rounding out the new top 10 is Bublé’s classic No Christmas, which climbs 19-10 with 31,000 equivalent album units (up 51%%). The production was first released in 2011 and spent five weeks at No.
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