The New York rapper’s “Hoodie SZN” set a record — for the lowest number of copies sold the week it reached the top of the chart.
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Michael Lang, one of the event’s original producers, will present Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., with a focus on activism.
Recent rap albums round out the Top 5 and Christmas albums plummet in an uneventful week on the music charts.
The episode of “Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj,” which critiques the crown prince, was blocked from streaming in the country after the government complained that it violated cybercrime laws.
The Atlanta rapper 21 Savage opened at No. 1 after a brief trip through the social media outrage cycle in a week heavy on holiday listening.
The rapper’s first album since his release from prison in August racked up 114 million streams.
The unauthorized appearance of the albums on Spotify and Apple Music raised questions about services that have long been seen as bulwarks against online piracy.
The rapper’s first posthumous album topped the latest chart, and after a two-week review Billboard confirmed that Travis Scott did outsell 6ix9ine in November.
Seven artists will join the institution in March, including Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies.