“Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber spends its 4th week at No. 1 on the Hot 100. “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” by Shawn Mendes is now up to #12. Shawn Hook‘s “Reminding Me” vaults from #61 to #47. Alberta’s Aaron Goodvin squeaks into the chart with country tune “Lonely Drum” at #100.
Serena Ryder‘s Utopia debuts at #10 on the Albums Chart.
“Cold to the Touch” by Toronto’s Ralph (signed to Vancouver’s 604 Records) debuts at #39 on the Mainstream AC chart, and she receives the artist spotlight feature in this week’s Nielsen newsletter.
Tops at All-Format Airplay is “Something Just Like This” by the tar-sucking Chainsmokers and always hot Coldplay. The highest charting Canadian artist track at #6 is “Stay” by Alessia Cara and Zedd, or “Zee” as he would be called in The United States. CHR likes “It Ain’t Me” by Kygo and Selena Gomez followed by the aforementioned “Stay” at #2. Rock radio is diggin’ Arkells “Knocking at the Door”. Brett Young Champions Country with “In Case You Didn’t Know” with “Chills” by James Barker Band repping the Great White North at #3. AC is drooling over the “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran with a nod to The Weeknd‘s “I Feel It Coming” at #4. Finally, Hot AC favours the aforementioned “Something Just Like This” with the Weeknd track sitting at #5.
“Dirty Secrets” by Canada’s New City whispers into the CHR chart at #38, and new track “Everything Now” by Arcade Fire debuts at #31 on Rock radio.
Canadian hits abroad? “Despacito” featuring the Biebs is at #1 in The United Kingdom, Australia, and The United States. The Aussies like Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” which is at #4! It was at #4 in Britain but dips to #5 there this week. The Americans prefer “Stay” by Alessia Cara and Zedd which is at #7.
Regarding the important Canadian Franco hits, back at #1 at radio is Patrice Michaud‘s “Kamikaze”. Isabelle Boulay has the #1 album, En vérité, and Ludovick Bourgeois (this year’s winner of The Voice) the top track: “Si je commençais”. Note that this data is from the province of Quebec only, not Canada wide.