The Weeknd’s “Prisoner,” “Tell Your Friends,” “Acquainted,” More Debut on Hot 100

The Weeknd [NBC]

The Weeknd’s “Beauty Behind The Madness,” which sold 325,518 copies in its first week of release, commanded impressive interest as a complete album.

Its individual tracks also fared well. Many of the songs posted strong sales and streaming numbers during the most recent tracking week.

As a result, The Weeknd scores a handful of debuts on this week’s Hot 100 and Bubbling Under Hot 100 charts.

The album tracks join his singles “Can’t Feel My Face” (#2 on the Hot 100), “The Hills” (#3 on the Hot 100), and “Earned It” (#37 on the Hot 100):

Prisoner ft. Lana Del Rey (#47 on Hot 100, #50 on Streaming Songs, #18 on Digital Songs)
Tell Your Friends (#54 on Hot 100, #26 on Streaming Songs)
Acquainted (#60 on Hot 100, #41 on Streaming Songs)
Real Life (#62 on Hot 100, #37 on Streaming Songs)
Shameless (#79 on Hot 100)
Losers ft. Labrinth (#85 on Hot 100)
Dark Times ft. Ed Sheeran (#93 on Hot 100, #48 on Streaming Songs)
In the Night (#100 on Hot 100)
Angel (#2 on Bubbling Under Hot 100)
As You Are (#6 on Bubbling Under Hot 100)

Written by Brian Cantor

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