Drake ‘Views’ outlasts ‘Dangerous Woman’ and ‘If I’m Honest’ for the #1 Album on the May 20, 2016 U.S. & Canada BuzzAngle Music Charts

May 28th

Drake’s Views, through the aid of over 163M audio streams, outlasted top new album releases from Ariana Grande and Blake Shelton to finish the week of 5/20/16 at #1 on both the U.S. and Canadian BuzzAngle Music charts.

In the U.S. Views captured 181,859 album project units with Ariana Grande’s new release, Dangerous Woman, finishing second at 173,599 and barely edging out Blake Shelton’s new release, If I’m Honest, which ended third with 172,222 album project units. Other new releases in the top 10 were Fallen Angels from Eric Clapton at #7 and 2 from Mudcrutch at #10.

If I’m Honest and Dangerous Woman dominated the pure Album Sales charts. If I’m Honest topped the week with 154,623 sales and Dangerous Woman finished second with 127,669. Views, by contrast, had 46,035 album sales.

In Canada Views topped 21,290 album project units with Dangerous Woman, finishing second at 16,763 and If I’m Honest, in third with 9,310 album project units. Fallen Angels from Eric Clapton finished at #10.

UNITED STATES: BuzzAngle Music Final Album Project Top 10 Chart: May 20, 2016 – May 27, 2016
Rank Title Artist Total Project Album Sales Song Sales Song Streams
1 Views Drake 181,859 46,035 271,563 163,001,255
2 Dangerous Woman Ariana Grande 173,599 127,669 200,674 38,793,159
3 If I’m Honest Blake Shelton 172,222 154,623 147,973 4,201,984
4 Lemonade Beyoncé 94,457 65,001 210,385 12,626,260
5 Anti Rihanna 45,811 10,284 119,257 35,402,451
6 I Still Do Eric Clapton 43,164 41,999 8,287 504,440
7 Fallen Angels Bob Dylan 40,734 40,245 2,489 360,466
8 Thank You Meghan Trainor 36,245 21,623 92,320 8,084,544
9 25 Adele 34,035 20,962 88,103 6,393,894
10 2 Mudcrutch 32,164 31,654 2,863 335,947
 

CANADA: BuzzAngle Music Final Album Project Top 10 Chart: May 20, 2016 – May 27, 2016
Rank Title Artist Total Project Album Sales Song Sales Song Streams
1 Views Drake 21,290 7,851 33,582 15,120,502
2 Dangerous Woman Ariana Grande 16,763 11,520 25,311 4,068,248
3 If I’m Honest Blake Shelton 9,310 7,585 13,968 492,215
4 Lemonade Beyoncé 8,342 6,077 19,167 522,096
5 Yer Favourites The Tragically Hip 4,528 2,479 13,755 1,009,646
6 Purpose Justin Bieber 4,284 1,442 9,885 2,780,951
7 Anti Rihanna 3,871 1,017 10,011 2,779,782
8 Ripcord Keith Urban 3,800 2,636 6,987 697,894
9 Thank You Meghan Trainor 3,544 1,820 11,428 871,766
10 I Still Do Eric Clapton 3,398 3,255 1,000 64,380
 

Album Project Units = Album Sales + (Song Sales/10) + (On-Demand Audio Streams/1,500)

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