Billboard 200 chart-wise, it was a great week for Christian artist Chris Tomlin (who is #1 with new LP Burning Lights), mask-wearing Los Angeles rap-rockers Hollywood Undead (#2), KISS enthusiasts Black Veil Brides (#7) and Massachusetts punk act Dropkick Murphys (#9). Not the usual pop luminaries you’re used to seeing appear in the Top 10? Welcome to January!
See how the upper tier of this week’s album chart played out below.
The Top 10 Of Billboard’s Top 200 Chart
1. Chris Tomlin, Burning Lights *new* *1 week*
2. Hollywood Undead, Notes From The Underground *new*
3. Various (soundtrack), Les Miserables
4. Taylor Swift, Red
5. Various (soundtrack), Pitch Perfect
6. Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox
7. Black Veil Brides,
8. The Lumineers, The Lumineers
9. Dropkick Murphys, Signed And Sealed In Blood *new*
10. One Direction, Take Me Home