HipHopMagz 200 Chart Moves: Mariah Carey, Elvis Presley & Bing Crosby Return With 'Christmas' Albums


On the newest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Nov. 24), Kane Brown scored his first No. 1 with Experiment. The nation singer-songwriter’s album arrived atop the listing with 126,000 equal album items earned within the week ending Nov. 15, in accordance with Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 107,000 had been in 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, observe 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:

-- Mariah Carey, Merry Christmas No. 102 -- The pop powerhouse’s Merry Christmas album -- that includes her enduring hit "All I Want for Christmas Is You" -- returns to the chart at No. 102 (9,000 items; up 68 p.c) as we march in direction of the Christmas vacation. The set, like many vacation efforts, revisits the chart every season. Last Christmas season, it reached No. 18 (chart dated Jan. 7, 2018) -- the album’s highest rank since its preliminary chart run again in 1994 and 1995, when it peaked at No. three (Dec. 17, 1994).

Elsewhere on the Billboard 200, a variety of Christmas albums return to the tally, together with: the TV soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas (No. 147 with 6,000 items; up 1,645 p.c), Pentatonix’s That’s Christmas To Me (No. 150 with 6,000 items; up 58 p.c), Elvis Presley’s The Classic Christmas Album (No. 187 with 6,000 items; up 37 p.c) and Bing Crosby’s The Best of Bing Crosby -- 20th Century Masters: The Christmas Collection (No. 199 with 5,000 items; up 48 p.c).

-- Josh Groban, Bridges No. 25 -- The singer’s former high 10 album returns to the listing with 7,000 items (up 64 p.c), of which 6,000 had been in album gross sales (up 79 p.c). The surge in exercise is owed to gross sales generated by a live performance ticket/album sale redemption provide along with his present tour. A couple of steps under Bridges, Groban’s vacation album Noel jingles its manner again onto the tally at No. 141 (7,000 items; up 42 p.c). Noel spent 5 weeks atop the chart in 2007 and 2008, and completed 2007 as the highest promoting album within the U.S.

-- Sarah Brightman, Hymn – No. 50 -- Sarah Brightman is again on the chart for the primary time in additional than 5 years, as her new album, Hymn, debuts at No. 50 (13,000 items). The soprano was final on the tally in May of 2013 when Dreamchaser spent two weeks on the listing, peaking at No. 17. The new effort additionally enters at No. 1 on each the Classical Crossover Albums and general Classical Albums charts (her eighth chief on each tallies). On each charts, she turns into the feminine artist with essentially the most No. 1s (stepping forward of Jackie Evancho, with seven).

-- The Piano Guys, Limitless – No. 58 -- The Piano Guys ring up a debut at No. 58 with Limitless (12,000 items) and likewise begin at No. 1 on the New Age Albums chart (11,000 gross sales). The set is the act’s eighth chart-topper on the New Age listing, tying Enya for the fourth-most No. 1s within the chart’s 30-year historical past. Ahead of them: Jim Brickman (22 No. 1s), Mannheim Steamroller (19) and Yanni (17).

-- Various Artists, Cities 97.1 Sampler: The Final Chapter No. 80 -- The last version within the sturdy charity compilation collection from KTCZ Minneapolis (Cities 97) debuts with 10,000 items (all from album gross sales). The new effort options dwell recordings, carried out in-studio at KTCZ, from acts together with Imagine Dragons, A Great Big World, Leon Bridges and Portugal. The Man. Available on CD solely in restricted portions (on account of publishing firm and file label necessities), The Final Chapter was accessible solely native Minneapolis Target shops and on-line at The set additionally debuts at No. 1 on the Compilation Albums chart, 12 on Top Rock Albums and No. 6 on Internet Albums. According to KTCZ, the CD collection has raised $13 million for Minnesota charities.

-- The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Electric Ladyland No. 92  -- Following a 50th anniversary deluxe reissue of the set on Nov. 9, the album re-enters the listing at No. 92 with 9,000 items (up 2,143 p.c). Of that sum, eight,000 had been in album gross sales (up 2,722 p.c). The chart-topping album was reissued with quite a lot of bonus content material in a number of configurations. (All variations of the album, previous and current, have been merged collectively for monitoring functions.)

-- Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour – No. 195 -- The Country Music Association (CMA) Award-winner for album of the 12 months jumps again onto the listing with 6,000 items (up 117 p.c). The set bought three,000 copies within the monitoring week (up 287 p.c). The album took house the CMA Award on Nov. 14 throughout ABC-TV’s dwell broadcast of the CMA Awards.