A giant week of vinyl gross sales made “Harry’s House,” the newest solo album by the One Direction singer Harry Styles, the fastest-selling launch of the yr thus far. A scarcity of recent competitors stored it at No. 1 for a second week operating.
Despite a virtually 70 % dip in total exercise, together with gross sales and streaming, “Harry’s House” moved one other 160,500 album equal items in its second week of launch, in keeping with the monitoring service Luminate, adequate to prime the Billboard 200 album chart as soon as once more.
Yet not like final week, when it totaled 521,500 items — 182,000 in bodily vinyl LPs alone — “Harry’s House” was carried this time by streaming, incomes one other 134 million clicks. The album grew to become the primary launch to go back-to-back at No. 1 after its debut since Adele’s “30,” which topped the chart for six straight weeks starting late final yr.
The remainder of the Top 5 is comprised totally of former No. 1s: “Un Verano Sin Ti” by Bad Bunny holds at No. 2 with 141,500 items (down simply 9 % from the week prior) whereas Kendrick Lamar’s “Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers” stays at No. 3 with 89,500 items. Future’s “I Never Like You” is No. 4 with 68,000 items and Morgan Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album” climbs again up one spot to No. 5, nonetheless a gentle success almost 18 months after its launch.
In a quiet week for brand spanking new music, the best chart debut belonged to Def Leppard, whose twelfth studio album and first in seven years, “Diamond Star Halos,” is available in at No. 10 with 32,000 in gross sales and three million streams.