It’s the best month ever for albums on the Billboard 200.
The Top 40 hit chart is up 3.5% from the month of September 2018.
The Hot 100 is up 7% to No. 11 with the most-watched show ever on television, the finale of “The Voice,” up 5% to 1.3 million and the most watched show in history.
The Radio Songs chart is down 5% with the top 10 songs down 11% from last week’s chart.
The Streaming Songs chart holds steady at No. 7 with 2.8 billion weekly streams.
The Official Singles Chart holds at No, 8, up 3% from its September 2018 peak.
The Albums chart is unchanged at No 1 with 639,000 units sold.
The Top 10 songs on radio airplay in the week of September 10 were: The Walk (The Band), 5 Seconds of Summer (The Chainsmokers), I Need Your Love (The Weeknd), I’ll Be Missing You (Kanye West), Weezer (The National), Hold on Tight (Nicki Minaj), We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (Lana Del Rey), I’m So Excited (P!nk), I Won’t Stop Loving You (Drake), Hold It Down (Dua Lipa), I Want You Back (Justin Timberlake), Love Me Harder (Lorde), I Wish I Was Yours (Miley Cyrus), Hold Up (Rita Ora), Take Me Home Tonight (Selena Gomez), It’s Alright, Ma (Kendrick Lamar), It Takes A Village (The Beatles), You Know You Like It When I Like It (The Black Eyed Peas), I Like To Run (Lil Wayne), My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Travis Scott).
The Hot 200 hits 1.7 million, the biggest week for the Hot 100 since July 20, 2018 (2.8 million).
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs airplay holds at 2.2 million, its biggest week since January 3, 2021 (2 million).
The Radio Artists airplay, with more than 2.3 billion streams, remains the most in six weeks (since January 27, 2019).
The Streaming Artist airplay is at 1.6 billion, up 11% on the same week last year.
The Hot Rap Songs airstart at 1 billion, its highest in six months (since February 21, 2019)The Hot Rapper airplay at 2 billion, is up 9% from a year ago.
The top 50 artists are: Rihanna (1.8), Drake (1,9), Jay Z (1), Future (1).
The Billboard 200 albums chart is now: Drake – No. 1, Rihanna – No 1, Future – No 13, Future feat.
Kendrick Lamar – No 19, Future, Lil Wayne – No 21, Future 2x Tour (Rihanna), Future, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Future: No. 6, Drake feat.
Future (Future), Future 2X Tour (Future).