Charli XCX’s Dominance on the Dance Charts


Brat Reaches the Top Spot

Charli XCX’s latest album, “Brat,” has taken the music world by storm. It secured the No. 1 spot on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart. This album includes 15 standard tracks and two bonus tracks. All these songs made it to the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. The album’s success also helped Charli reach her highest career rank on the Billboard 200, debuting at No. 3.

charli xcx's dominance on the dance charts

Impressive First-Week Performance

In its first week, “Brat” earned 77,000 equivalent album units. The album’s vinyl sales were strong, contributing 30,000 copies and topping the Vinyl Albums ranking. The deluxe edition of “Brat” did even better, generating 46.72 million on-demand streams. This equates to 37,000 SEA units.

Chart Impact

The deluxe edition of “Brat” had a significant impact on the charts. Seventeen out of eighteen tracks made it to the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. This means Charli XCX claims over a third of the chart’s entries. Of these 17 entries, 13 are new debuts. The song “Talk Talk” leads at No. 5. Other new entries like “Sympathy Is A Knife,” “365,” and “Everything is Romantic” are all within the top 20.

Pre-Release Singles Success

Charli XCX’s pre-release singles also saw a surge in popularity. The single “360” had a 95% increase in streams, reaching No. 3. Another single, “Von Dutch,” climbed back to its debut-week high at No. 7. Songs like “Club Classic” and “B2B” re-entered the chart at Nos. 11 and 19, respectively.

Historical Chart Performance

Charli XCX’s new entries almost triple her previous total on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. “Von Dutch” and other pre-release singles were her first solo entries on this chart. The single “360” became her highest-ranking track as a lead artist. It even surpassed her feature on Icona Pop’s hit “I Love It.”

Additional Chart Influences

Charli XCX isn’t the only artist making waves. Kaytranada’s album “Timeless” debuted at No. 2 on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart with 21,000 units. “Timeless” also charted on Top R&B Albums, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and the Billboard 200. Nine tracks from “Timeless” entered the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. The track “Witchy” featuring Childish Gambino led at No. 12.

Charli XCX’s “Brat” is a huge success. It topped charts and broke records. With 17 tracks on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, Charli has shown her dominance. Her pre-release singles also did well, boosting her presence in the music scene. Other artists like Kaytranada also performed well, making this an exciting time for dance and electronic music fans.


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