Getting Busy On Billboard

Image result for busy signal dancehallParts of The Puzzle, the fifth album from deejay Busy Signal, enters the Billboard Reggae Albums chart at number two this week. It is the highest entry for the artiste who makes the list for the third time.

His previous entries are 2010’s D.O.B. which stalled at number 12, and 2012’s Reggae Music Again, which peaked at number five.

Distributed by VP Records, Parts of The Puzzleopened with first-week sales of 278 copies. The album has collaborations with Josey Wales, Bounty Killer and Afro B.

Stick Figure returns to the top spot after selling an additional 625 copies of World on Fire last week. Since its release six weeks ago, the set has sold 13,729 copies.

Maxi Priest gets a bump with It All Comes Back to Love, which moves from number five to three with 102 copies, a slight increase over the 74 copies it sold the previous week.

Reggae Gold 2019 from VP Records rises from number 11 to four, after selling 56 copies, while Steel Pulse moves five places to number five with Mass Manipulation.

The Movement is down three places to number six with Ways of The World, while South of 5th by Mayday re-enters the chart at number seven. In September last year this album topped the chart for one week.

Image result for busy signal dancehallSting and Shaggy’s Grammy-winning 44/876 is steady at number eight, while Jah Cure slips to number nine with Royal Soldier.

Rounding out the top 10 is the compilation Soul Jazz Presents Studio One DJ Party, which rises from number 12 last week. This set, which has songs from old school acts including Screechie Dan, Michigan and Smiley, Lone Ranger and Dennis Alcapone, was released September 27.

Last week’s number one, Chiliagon by Spragga Benz, slumps to number 11 after selling 42 copies, a significant drop from the 527 copies it opened with.

Source: Getting Busy on Billboard

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