The Weeknd leads several rankings of Billboard with his new album


For the second time in his career, the rapper canadian The Weeknd it is ranked in the first places simultaneously in three of the ránkings which produces the popular Billboard magazine with his new album “After hours“released in the last few days of march.

It is an achievement that he had already reached in 2015 with his album “Beuty behind the madness“and that places him in a select group alongside Drake, Taylor Swift, Adele, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, and Kendrick Lamar.

The canadian is at the top of the lists Billboard Artist 100 and Billboard 200for his new album, and the Billboard Hot 100for your single “Blinding Lights“.

Blinding Lights – The Weeknd

So far, the artist most times reached this achievement was Drake, in 14 opportunities, followed by Taylor Swift, in seven; and Adele, in six.

The rest of the performers that make up the list, as in the case of The Weeknd, did so on two occasions.

The Artist 100 is a ranking that began to be made in 2014 and it arises from the measure of sales of albums and tracks, the plays on radios and the ratings of the users from their interaction on social networks.

Another novelty in this new measurement is the appearance for the first time in the position 3 of Kenny Rogersthe famous singer country american who passed away on march 20.