Canadian Hot 100, 8 September 2015

Just as in the United Kingdom, Australia, and United States, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd are tops on the single and album charts respectively. The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness was the #1 album in Canada last week, selling 35,000 copies, just shy of gold. It is the 6th Canadian album to top the charts in 2015. Right behind him at #2 is Roses by Coeur de Pirate. On the Billboard Hot 100, Justin Bieber debuts at #1 with new single “What Do You Mean”. It is his second song to top the charts, the first being “Boyfriend”. The new song sold 48,000 copies which is the highest one-week total for a single in almost 2 years. “Where Are U Now” which features him attains a new peak position at #5. Several songs from The Weeknd’s album debut on the chart. “The Hills” reaches a new peak at #12. Coeur de Pirate’s “Carry On” re-enters the Hot 100. Drake’s “Hotline Bling” reaches the Top 40.

Canadian Hot 100 - 8 sep 2015 copy

The current Billboard Canadian Hot 100 is HERE


RK – CanCon rank
TW – This week’s chart position
LW – Last week’s chart position
RE – Re-entry
WC – Weeks on the chart
PP – Peak chart position
OR – Provincial origin of the artist
CE – Gold/platinum certification by Music Canada
G – Gold certification (40,000 units sold)
P – Platinum certification (80,000 units sold)
xP – Multiplatinum certification
Red maple leaf – Canadian artist
Magenta maple leaf – Partly Canadian artist
Blue maple leaf – Featured Canadian artist