Burna Boy revisits Billboard Top Ten

Jamaica Observer Writer

Nigerian singer Burna Boy returns to the Billboard Reggae Album Chart this week with Outside.

The set, which was released last January by Atlantic Records, is number 10.

Outside peaked at number three one month after its release and has so far sold 1,730 copies.

Kontraband by Kabaka Pyramid is also back in the chart, moving up from number 13 to nine. It has sold 1,344 copies since released on May 25 last year and reached as far as number three on the chart.

Popcaan’s Forever shoots up from number 17 to eight with sales of 3,033 copies. Forever reached number two on the Billboard Reggae table.

Sting and Shaggy’s Grammy-nominated 44/876 is still number one. It is the album’s 22nd week in the top position; it has sold 51,783 copies since its April 2018 release.

Free Rein by California band Rebelution is number two. It has sold 19,236 copies to date, easily the second best-selling reggae title of 2018.

Iration’s self-titled set rises from number five to three, having sold 9,186 copies, while Ziggy Marley’s Grammy-nominated Rebellion Rises is number four with sales of 8,345.

Beres Hammond’s Never Ending is down to number five with 3,291 copies, while Slightly Stoopid’s Everyday Life, Everyday People slips to number six on 14,763 copies.

Vanessa Bling, the sole female in the Top 10, holds firm at number seven with her EP, Still Standing. It is the lowest selling title with 925 copies sold to date.