HipHopMagz 200 Chart Moves: John Legend & Pentatonix Debut in Top 40 With New 'Christmas' Albums

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On the newest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Nov. 10), Andrea Bocelli claimed his first No. 1 with Si. The set begins with 126,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Nov. 1, in line with Nielsen Music. Of that determine, 123,000 have been in conventional album gross sales.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the week’s hottest albums based mostly on their general consumption. That general unit determine combines pure album gross sales, monitor equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA).

Now, let’s take a more in-depth have a look at a number of the motion on the remainder of the Billboard 200:

John Legned, A Legendary Christmas No. 26  John Legend’s first vacation album, A Legendary Christmas, rings within the season at No. 26 on the Billboard 200. The set, which incorporates new tunes and acquainted vacation favorites like “Silver Bells,” begins with 20,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Nov. 1, in line with Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 19,000 have been in album gross sales, boosted by a live performance ticket/album sale redemption provide along with his upcoming tour. Legendary is Legend’s eighth high 40-charting effort. 

Pentatonix, Christmas Is Here! No. 33 The vocal group’s newest vacation effort begins with 17,000 models (15,000 in album gross sales). Their first three seasonal choices all reached the highest 10, together with the chart-topping A Pentatonix Christmas.

Cher, Dancing Queen No. 36 The diva’s ABBA covers album is again on the checklist because of a surge in gross sales pushed by a live performance ticket/album sale redemption provide. It earned 16,000 models (up 252 %), of which practically all have been in album gross sales (up 284 %).

Michael Jackson, Thriller – No. 42 With the Halloween vacation (Oct. 31) falling on a Wednesday in 2018, the newest Billboard 200 displays a sturdy quantity of affect from the vacation, because the chart’s monitoring week ended on Nov. 1.

An apparent benefactor of the spooky vacation is Michael Jackson’s former No. 1 Thriller, which bolts up the checklist 102-42 with 14,000 equal album models earned (up 83 %). Most of its acquire is owed to streaming, thanks largely to the recognition of the set’s title monitor within the days main as much as Halloween. Incredibly,Thriller hasn’t been this excessive on the chart since Sept. 15, 1984, when it positioned at No. 39. (Thriller was on the chart from its debut on Dec. 25, 1982 by April 20, 1985. Due to Thriller’s age, it was ineligible to chart till the checklist started permitting catalog titles to chart on Dec. 5, 2009.)

— Soundtrack, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – No. 64 — The soundtrack to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas — the uncommon album that doubles each as a Halloween and Christmas-themed effort — re-enters the Billboard 200 at No. 64. It tallied 11,000 models, up 130 %. Over on the Soundtracks chart, it rises 11-Four, whereas on the Top Holiday Albums chart it will get pushed again 2-Three regardless of its acquire as John Legend and Pentatonix’s new Christmas efforts, A Legendary Christmas and Christmas Is Here!, debut at Nos. 1 and a pair of, respectively.

Thom Yorke, Suspiria: Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film (Soundtrack) – No. 79 Thom Yorke’s soundtrack to Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria scares up debuts on a number of charts. The set, which is Yorke’s first movie rating, debuts at No. 79 on the Billboard 200 with 10,000 equal album models earned (with 9,000 of that sum in album gross sales). It additionally takes a bow at No. 5 on Soundtracks and No. 1 on the Vinyl Albums chart (Four,000 LPs offered). It was additionally a scorching vendor at impartial and small chain shops, because it enters at No. 2 on the Tastemakers chart, which is fueled by gross sales from these retailers.

Yorke has beforehand visited the Billboard 200 as soon as earlier than as a soloist, with 2006’s No. 2-peaking The Eraser

— Original Broadway Cast Recording, Wicked – No. 182 — The authentic Broadway forged recording of Wicked flies again onto the Billboard 200 for the primary time in practically 4 years. The set — which has offered 2.eight million copies within the U.S. — re-enters at No. 182 with 5,000 models (up 147 %) because of buzz generated by NBC’s one-hour particular A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway. The present aired on Oct. 29, sooner or later earlier than the musical’s 15th anniversary on Broadway, and featured performances of tunes from the present by its authentic stars, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, in addition to friends Ariana Grande, Adam Lambert, Ledisi and Pentatonix. 

Wicked was final on the Billboard 200 dated Jan. 24, 2015 (No. 198).