The singer’s first album since 2013 is historically minded and idiosyncratic, touring the soul and disco of the 1970s while largely avoiding the sounds of the day.
The Irish band has its eighth No. 1 album, including one in each of the last four decades.
Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.
Streaming totals gave the No. 1 spot to the rapper Logic for “Everybody,” although Mr. Stapleton sold more copies of “From a Room: Volume 1.”
The visual and musical dynamic between the Stapletons is one of country music’s great treats, a vivid display of affection that elevates their songs.
The folk band from Denver scores a big Billboard debut, proving the success of its breakout single wasn’t a one-off.
Pearl Jam, J. Cole, Ellie Goulding and Kamasi Washington will perform at the festival, which will take place June 9-12.