13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: XXXTentacion, 5 Seconds of Summer & Camila Cabello Reign

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: XXXTentacion, 5 Seconds of Summer & Camila Cabello Reign


Following his death June 18, XXXTentacion leads the Streets Talkin Artist 100 and Streets Talkin Hot 100, topping the latter tally, as “Sad!” vaults from No. 52 to No. 1.

Plus, 5 Seconds of Summer earn their third No. 1 album on the Streets Talkin 200 with Youngblood.

Here are 13 other things to know about the charts this week.

1. XXXTentacion is the eighth solo artist to hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 posthumously, joining The Notorious B.I.G., John Lennon and others. See the full list here.

2. Beyoncé and JAY-Z, billed as The Carters, debut five songs on the Hot 100 from their new joint set Everything Is Love, which launches at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. See which songs made the Hot 100 here.

3. More Hot 100 news: Nicki Minaj scores her 91st entry with ”Bed,” featuring Ariana Grande. Minaj extends her record for the most visits among women and ties James Brown for the seventh-best total overall. Click here for this week's Hot 100 Chart Moves.

4. New on the Streets Talkin 200, Buddy Guy's Alive earns the biggest sales week for a blues album in nearly a year. Click here for this week's Streets Talkin 200 Chart Moves.

5. Looking ahead to next week's Streets Talkin 200, Panic! at the Disco's Pray for the Wicked is primed to earn the alt-rock group its second No. 1. Click here for the Streets Talkin 200 forecast.

6. On the latest Chart Beat Podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson welcome Streets Talkin senior editor Andrew Unterberger to discuss the best of 2018 so far, from BTS to Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Drake and more. Plus, the second half of Gary and Trevor's conversation with hit songwriter Justin Tranter. Click here to listen.

7. Over on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds about his Believer documentary and being an LGBTQ ally. Click here to listen.

8. Camila Cabello becomes the first artist to hit No. 1 on both the Pop Songs and Adult Pop Songs airplay charts with two initial singles from a debut LP, as Camila's “Never Be the Same” follows ”Havana” in leading both lists. Click here for the story.

9. Florida Georgia Line makes history by becoming the first act to top Country Airplay, Country Streaming Songs and Country Digital Song Sales simultaneously with three different songs. Click here for more on the duo's chart triple.

10. Garth Brooks earns his sixth-highest debut among 88 career appearances on Country Airplay, as ”All Day Long” launches at No. 21. Click here for the article.

11. K-pop girl group BLACKPINK makes history as the first all-female K-pop act to hit No. 1 on the Emerging Artists chart. The quartet also enters the Hot 100 with ”DDU-DU DDU-DU.” Click here for the story.

12. Luis Fonsi and Stefflon Don's ”Calypso” debuts at No. 23 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, earning Fonsi his 32nd entry and Stefflon Don her second. Click here for the post.

13. Kenny Chesney leads the latest Hot Tours chart, as his Trip Around the Sun Tour has earned $53 million and counting. Click here for more of Chesney's touring totals.