You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Jack Johnson’s ‘From Here to Now to You’ Tops the Album Chart

In a week filled with new arrivals, Hawaiian troubadour Jack Johnson prevailed on the U.S. album chart, capturing his third consecutive No. 1 album.

Johnson’s “From Here to Now to You” (Brushfire) pulled down the top slot with debut sales of 117,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending Sept. 22. It succeeded 2010’s “To the Sea” and 2008’s “Sleep Through the Static” at the pinnacle, though the new release scanned less than half of its predecessor’s first-week tally of 243,000.

Four other new releases crowded into the top five, with two country vocalists following up his lead. The country genre was repped in five of the top 10 slots this week.

Justin Moore’s third studio set “Off the Beaten Path” (Valory) settled in at No. 2, shifting 97,000; the Arkansas-born performer’s previous personal best, “Outlaws Like Me” (2011), peaked at No. 5.

Chris Young’s “A.M.” (Sony Nashville) climbed on at No. 3 with 53,000. The Murfreesboro, TN-born singer bested his previous high water mark by one chart rung: “Neon” debuted at No. 4 in 2011 with a 73,000-unit bow.

Maybach Music Group’s “Vol. 3: MMG Presents Self Made” rap compilation claimed No 4 with a 50,000-unit score. The Rick Ross-led anthology includes appearances by Lupe Fiasco, Meek Mill, Wale and several up-and-coming rap stars.

Superstar DJ Avicii’s “True” (Island) closed out the top five with a 50,000-unit debut mark. The Sweden-born mixmaster’s first full-length album was led onto the chart by the single “Wake Me Up,” a collaboration with vocalist Aloe Blacc, which has scanned 15.3 million to date.

One more debut landed last week: Country vocalist Billy Currington’s “We Are Tonight” (Mercury Nashville) launched at No. 10 with a mild 26,000 sold. His previous release “Enjoy Yourself” logged on at No. 9 with 45,000.

The week’s top 10 holdovers comprised Luke Bryan’s “Crash My Party” (No. 6, 47,000 sold, off 11%), 2 Chainz’s “B.O.A.T.S. II” (No. 7, 35,000, down 46%), Keith Urban’s “Fuse” (No. 8, 31,000, off 68%) and the Weeknd’s “KissLand” (No. 9, 26,000, down 73%).

“Nothing Was the Same,” the third release by Canadian rapper Drake, released yesterday, is virtually guaranteed placement at the top of the chart next week.

More Music

  • Elton John and Mark Ronson

    Elton John to 'Shallow' Songwriter Mark Ronson: 'You're Going to Win the Oscar'

    Elton John is willing to bet that Mark Ronson will win the Oscar for Best Original Song for “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born.” The nominations were announced this morning. The legendary performer spoke to Ronson on the latest episode of his radio show “Elton John’s Rocket Hour” on Apple Music’s Beats 1.  “You’re having a [...]

  • Andrea Ganis Promoted to President of

    Andrea Ganis Promoted to President of Promotion for Atlantic Records

    Andrea Ganis has been promoted to the newly created position of president of promotion for Atlantic Records, it was announced today by Atlantic Chairman & COO Julie Greenwald and Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman. In her new role, she will continue to oversee all promotion activities for Atlantic and its subsidiary labels while serving on [...]

  • Gustavo Dudamel Walk of Fame Honor

    Gustavo Dudamel, Hollywood Bowl’s Biggest Star, Gets One of His Own Down the Hill

    Perusing conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s recent and upcoming schedule is enough to make anyone feel like a serious underperformer. In the past 12 months, Dudamel has guided the Los Angeles Philharmonic through half of its 100th season; made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in New York; started an ongoing lecture/seminar series at Princeton University; toured [...]

  • oscar nominations 2019 stream online

    How to Watch This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Films

    The 2019 Oscar nominations have been announced, and if you want to catch up on the nominees, we’ve rounded up some easy ways to watch or stream the original films, documentaries, and songs competing for an award. Period comedy “The Favourite” and Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” lead the pack with 10 nominations apiece, while “Green Book” [...]

  • Dave Matthews Band

    Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer Tour Dates

    Dave Matthews Band has announced the dates for its 2019 North American summer tour — although the jaunt begins well before summer officially begins. The headlining run will kick off on April 30th in Pensacola, FL and includes two-night stands in Camden, NJ; Noblesville, IN; Elkhorn, WI; Saratoga Springs, NY; West Palm Beach, FL; and Denver, [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content