Backstreet Boys Score First No. 1 Album in Nearly 20 Years on Streets Talkin 200 Chart With ‘DNA’
Plus: Weezer’s ‘Teal Album’ vaults 47-5.
After a virtually 20-year wait, Backstreet Boys are again on high of the Streets Talkin 200 chart. The group debuts at No. 1 on the checklist with its new studio album DNA, marking the vocal quintet’s third No. 1, and first chief since Black & Blue spent two weeks at No. 1 in December of 2000.
DNA was launched on the Boys’ label Ok-BAHN, RCA Records, on Jan. 25. The set earned 234,000 equal album models within the U.S. within the week ending Feb. 1, based on Nielsen Music, with album gross sales comprising 227,000 of that sum. DNA can also be the top-selling album of the week.
The Streets Talkin 200 chart ranks the most well-liked albums of the week within the U.S. primarily based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equal album models. Units are comprised of conventional album gross sales, monitor equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA). The new Feb. 9-dated chart — the place DNA debuts at No. 1 — will likely be posted in full on Streets Talkin‘s web sites on Feb. 5.
Boys & a Beatle: Backstreet Boys final led the Streets Talkin 200 means again on Dec. 16, 2000, when Black & Blue spent its second and ultimate week in cost. Now, 18 years and practically two months later, the group is again at No. 1. That’s the longest hole between No. 1 albums for an act since final yr, when Paul McCartney returned to the highest after 36 years. His Egypt Station set bowed at No. 1 on the chart dated Sept. 22, 2018 — 36 years, three months and 10 days after Tug of War final led the checklist (June 12, 1982).
Longest Gap Between No. 1s for a Group Since 2010: In phrases of the longest wait between No. 1s for a group, Backstreet Boys’ hole between leaders is the most important since 2010. That yr, on the Feb. 27-dated checklist, Sade (led by vocalist Sade Adu) returned to No. 1 after greater than 24 years. That week, the band’s Soldier of Love opened atop the checklist — the act’s first week at No. 1 since Promise spent its second and ultimate week in cost on Feb. 22, 1986.
10 Top 10 Albums:DNA additionally marks Backstreet Boys’ 10th high 10 album — the whole lot of the act’s charting efforts. Their first high 10 got here with their self-titled U.S. debut, which bowed at No. 29 on the checklist dated Aug. 30, 1997, and finally peaked at No. Four on Jan. 31, 1998. The group beforehand led the checklist with Millennium (10 weeks at No. 1 in 1999) and Black & Blue. The final group to hit the highest 10 with every of their its first 10 charting albums was Led Zeppelin, between 1969 and 1982.
Biggest Week for a Pop Album in Nearly a Year:DNA’s opening sum of 234,000 models earned is the most important week for a pop album since Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods bowed at No. 1 on the Feb. 18, 2018-dated checklist with 293,000 models. DNA has the most important week amongst all albums, no matter style, since Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V launched at No. 1 on Oct. 13, 2018 with 480,000 models.
Backstreet Boys’ Largest Sales Week Since 2005: Of DNA’s complete unit begin of 234,000 models, album gross sales comprise the majority of that sum: 227,000. That’s the most important gross sales week for any Backstreet Boys album because the July 2, 2005-dated chart, when Never Gone arrived at No. three with 291,000 copies offered.
DNA additionally has the most important gross sales week, total, for any album since Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty offered 251,000 copies in its premiere week (checklist dated Sept. 29, 2018). DNA’s opening gross sales is the most important for a pop album since Timberlake’s Man of the Woods offered 242,000 in its first body.
DNA’s sizable gross sales are powered strongly by these generated from a live performance ticket/album sale redemption supply with the act’s upcoming U.S. enviornment tour. The trek begins July 12 in Washington D.C., and is slated to play over 30 dates.
DNA was preceded by the only “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” which reached No. 18 on the Pop Songs airplay chart final August. It marked the group’s first high 20 hit on the tally since 2005’s “Incomplete” peaked at No. Eight. The Grammy Award-nominated monitor additionally reached No. 9 on the Adult Pop Songs airplay chart — the group’s first high 10 ever on the chart.
DNA’s new single, “Chances,” holds at No. 19, its peak, on the latest Adult Pop Songs airplay chart (dated Feb. 2).
Back on the brand new Streets Talkin 200, Future’s Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD falls a spot to No. 2 in its second week, with 56,000 equal album models earned (down 56 %). A Boogie Wit da Hoodie’s Hoodie SZN is regular at No. three with 47,000 models (down Four %) and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack climbs Eight-Four with 40,000 models (up 15 %).
Weezer’s new all-covers self-titled launch, dubbed the Teal Album, vaults 47-5 with 39,000 models (up 184 %) after its first full week of chart monitoring exercise. It’s the ninth high 10 for the band. The surprise-released 10-song set boasts such covers as Weezer’s hit redux of Toto’s “Africa,” in addition to its tackle TLC’s “No Scrubs.” While the set’s rise was powered by album gross sales (27,000), it nonetheless racked up an honest streaming quantity. The set generated 10,000 in SEA models, which interprets to 12.5 million on-demand audio streams for its tracks. (That’s greater than Streets Talkin 200’s No. 1 album of the week, Backstreet Boys’ DNA, which tallied 5,000 SEA models, equaling 6.6 million streams of its 12 songs.)
The Teal Album debuted at No. 47 on the Feb. 2-dated chart, after solely in the future of exercise, because it dropped with out warning on Jan. 24, the ultimate day of that chart’s monitoring week.
Rounding out the highest 10 of the brand new Streets Talkin 200: Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys shifts 7-6 with 36,000 models (up 1 %), Meek Mill’s Championships falls 6-7 with practically 36,000 models (down 2 %), 21 Savage’s I Am > I Was descends 5-Eight with 35,000 models (down 6 %), Travis Scott’s Astroworld strikes 10-9 with 34,000 models (up lower than 1 %) and the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack declines Four-10 with practically 34,000 models (down 13 %).
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