HITS Daily Double


Three singles released in the last 48 hours hold down three of the Top 4 slots on the iTunes songs chart while the Top 15 on the albums side is all newcomers.Lil Uzi Vert has achieved a feat not seen too often.

At mid-day on the West Coast, Lil Uzi Vert’s Luv is Rage 2 (Generation Now/Atlantic) is #1 at both iTunes and Apple Music. To top it off, the clean version is #5 on Apple Music giving the rapper both of the week’s top streaming debuts.

Queens of the Stone Age’s Villains (Matador) revs up at #2 while the second album from Music City’s Old Dominion, Happy Endings (RCA Nashville), sews up #3.

Fifth Harmony’s self-titled Epic release is #4 at iTunes and 17 from Bad Vibes Forever/Empire’s XXXTENTACION grabs #5; not to get The Sound of Music rolling through your head this early but 17 is going on #16 at Apple Music.

The War on Drugs’ highly anticipated A Deeper Understanding (Atlantic) opens at #6. PVRIS’ All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell

(Rise) nabs #7, A$AP Mob’s Cozy Tapes, Vol. 2: Too Cozy (RCA) settles in at #8 (it’s #19 at Apple Music), Action Bronson's Blue Chips 7000 (Atlantic) hits #9 and Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s Heart. Passion. Pursuit (Motown Gospel/Capitol Christian) debuts at #10. New albums from Ozuna, The Cadillac Three, Brockhampton, Daniel Caesar and Iron & Wine are just outside the Top 10.

Swift’s first single from her upcoming Big Machine album reputation, “Look What You Made Me Do,” races straight to #1 on the song side, a feat that occurred a day before for Luke Bryan’s “Light it Up” (Capitol Nashville), which is now #2. Demi Lovato’s new one, “Tell Me You Love Me” (Island/Safehouse/Hollywood), is #4.