Adele’s ’30’ Remains Atop Billboard 200 Albums Chart in Third Week

Polo G’s chart-topping album ‘Hall of Fame’, meanwhile, soars high from No. 69 to No. 3, thanks to its reissue on December 3 with 14 additional bonus tracks.

AceShowbizAdele‘s “30” continues to be at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart in its third straight and total week. The latest album from the British singer earns 193,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending December 9, according to MRC Data.

Of the number, album sales comprise 149,000 units. As for SEA units, it comprises 43,000 which equals to 57.87 million on-demand streams of the set’s track. Meanwhile, less than 2,000 units are TEA units.

Remaining at No. 2 is Taylor Swift‘s former No. 1 “Red (Taylor’s Version)” that earns 80,000 equivalent album units this week. Trailing behind is Polo G‘s chart-topping album “Hall of Fame” that soars high from No. 69 to No. 3, thanks to its reissue on December 3 with 14 additional bonus tracks.

Michael Buble‘s “Christmas” falls one rang from No. 3 to No. 4 after earning 60,000 equivalent album units. Occupying No. 5 is Olivia Rodrigo‘s hit debut album “Sour” that dips from No. 4 to No. 5 with 51,000 equivalent album units. Meanwhile, Morgan Wallen‘s “Dangerous: The Double Album” is stationary at No. 6 with 48,000 units earned.

Drake‘s “Certified Lover Boy” is pushed down from No. 5 to No. 7 after earning 47,000 units. In the holiday season, Mariah Carey‘s evergreen 1994 album “Merry Christmas” rises from No. 14 to No. 8 with 40,000 equivalent album units earned. The album has always returned to the Billboard 200’s top 10 in each of the last four holiday seasons.

Another Christmas album benefitting from the holiday season is Vince Guaraldi Trio‘s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” soundtrack. The set hits a new peak, climbing 10-9, surpassing its previous high of No. 10 with 39,000 equivalent album units. The new milestone is reached over 55 years after release.

Top Nine of Billboard 200:

  1. “30” – Adele (193,000 units)
  2. “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – Taylor Swift (80,000 units)
  3. “Hall of Fame” – Polo G (78,00 units)
  4. “Christmas” – Michael Buble (60,000 units)
  5. “Sour” – Olivia Rodrigo (51,000 units)
  6. “Dangerous: The Double Album” – Morgan Wallen (48,000 units)
  7. “Certified Lover Boy” – Drake (47,000 units)
  8. “Merry Christmas” – Mariah Carey (40,000 units)
  9. A Charlie Brown Christmas” Soundtrack – Vince Guaraldi Trio (39,000 units)

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