This week on the music charts, Olivia Rodrigo’s “Sour” returns because the No. 1 album, whereas BTS’s tune “Butter” closes in on her report for the yr’s longest-running high single.
“Sour,” which got here out in May, rises two spots this week to say its third time at No. 1, with the equal of 88,000 gross sales within the United States, based on MRC Data, Billboard’s monitoring arm. It is barely the second LP of 2021 to spend at least thrice within the high spot, after a 10-week run by Morgan Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album.” (Taylor Swift’s “Evermore,” which got here out in December, had three weeks at the highest by way of early January.)
For Rodrigo, the chart success comes after information emerged final week that songwriting credit for one among her singles, “Deja Vu,” had been quietly modified. In addition to Rodrigo and her co-writer, Dan Nigro, the credit for that tune now embrace Swift and two writers of her 2019 tune “Cruel Summer,” Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent. None has commented on the change, however in interviews Rodrigo has talked about “Cruel Summer” as an affect.
The Ok-pop juggernaut BTS tops Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart this week for a seventh time with “Butter.” So far this yr, Rodrigo has the longest run at the height with “Drivers License,” which was No. 1 for eight weeks.
Also on this week’s album chart, Doja Cat’s “Planet Her” holds at No. 2, Lil Baby and Lil Durk’s “The Voice of the Heroes” is No. three and Wallen’s “Dangerous” is No. four. The Chicago rapper G Herbo’s new “25” opens at No. 5 with the equal of 46,000 gross sales, together with 61 million streams.