This week, Disney’s “Encanto” soundtrack tops the Billboard chart for the ninth and possibly last time.
The album “Encanto”, which features songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure”, which were boosted to streaming blockbusters via TikTok, is at number 1 with the equivalent of 72,500 sales. in the United States, including 93 million streams, according to the tracking service MRC Data.
That’s the longest run on the Billboard 200 chart since Morgan Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album,” which reigned 10 weeks last year. But the numbers for “Encanto” have been falling for weeks, and it may have finally met a challenger that could dispel it: “7220”, from Chicago rapper Lil Durk, which was released on Friday and is expected to make a splash. will make on the following chart.
Also this week, “What It Means to Be King,” a posthumous album by King Von, who died at the age of 26 in late 2020, opened at No. 2 with the equivalent of 59,000 sales, including 79 million streams.
Wallen’s “Dangerous” is number 3 in its 61st week on the chart; 60 of those have been released in the Top 10. Kodak Black’s “Back for Everything” is number 4 and Gunna’s “DS4Ever” is number 5.