AHH Stray News: The Weeknd Crashes The Charts, Dream’s New Album, Rappers Top Tumblr

The Weeknd

The Weeknd’s new album Starboy continues to break records during its second consecutive week at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 charts. The album, which has moved over 1 million units in the first week, has also racked up over 400 million streams in one week – with 270 million of those coming from Apple alone. Now, every single track from Starboy has entered into Billboard’s Top 100 chart. Drake still has the record with 20 tracks, after every song on Views charted back in May.

the dream

Singer The Dream has announced that he is releasing a brand new project next week. According to a post on Instagram, the new EP by Dream will be titled “Love You To Death.” “My favorite is ‘Ferris Wheel,’” Dream wrote on IG. “Can’t wait to see what your favorites will be. December 9th ITunes, spotify, tidal all that s##t #loveyoutodeath #december #9th #radiokillarecords #thedreamlives #love available Everywhere.”

Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Featuring: Beyonce Knowles Where: New York City, New York, United States When: 02 May 2016 Credit: WENN.com

Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala – Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Featuring: Beyonce Knowles
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 02 May 2016
Credit: WENN.com

Tumblr revealed their “2016 Year in Review” featuring the top trends of the platform’s community, across categories including movies, TV, actors, actresses, athletes, memes, music and more. Beyonce, Drake and Kanye West were all popular on Tumblr. For instance, Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” was the #1 most popular album on Tumblr, while Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Beyonce, Drake and Rihanna were named the Top Solo Artists. Tumblr is home to some of the most shareable, creative, and buzzworthy content that often drives the conversations happening across the internet,” said Amanda Brennan, Senior Content Insights Manager at Tumblr. “Our 2016 Year in Review provides a glimpse into the people, cultural moments and ideas that resonated most with the millions of young, expressive and engaging Tumblr users.”

Top Bands

5 Seconds of Summer

Twenty One Pilots

One Direction

Fifth Harmony

The 1975

Fall Out Boy

Little Mix

My Chemical Romance

Panic! at the Disco

All Time Low

Top Solo Artists

Taylor Swift

Beyoncé

Justin Bieber

Rihanna

Selena Gomez

Troye Sivan

Halsey

Ariana Grande

Drake

Lana Del Rey

Top Album

“Lemonade” by Beyonce

“Blurryface” by Twenty One Pilots

“Blue Neighbourhood” by Troye Sivan

“Made in the A.M.” by One Direction

“ANTi” by Rihanna

“Sounds Good Feels Good” by 5 Seconds of Summer

“The Life of Pablo” by Kanye West

“Agust D” by BTS’

Suga “Vessel” by Twenty One Pilots

“1989” by Taylor Swift

Most Discussed Social Issues

  1. Feminism

  2. Black Lives Matter

  3. Police brutality

  4. Equality

  5. Terrorism

  6. Representation

  7. Disability

  8. Diversity

  9. Refugees

  10. Reproductive rights

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