The Green marches back to Billboard top

Observer writer

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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Hawaiian band The Green returns to number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart this week. Their Marching Orders sold an additional 761 copies in the last week to regain pole position.

Two weeks ago, Marching Orders debuted at number one, only to be removed by SOJA's Poetry in Motion which this week is number two. To date, Poetry in Motion has sold 4,221 copies.

New at number three is Havana Meets Kingston by Mista Savona. The double- compact disc moved 270 copies in its opening week. Released on November 3 by Baco Records, it features acts such as Lutan Fyah, Cali P and Leroy Sibbles.

Damian Marley's Stony Hill is the second biggest seller in the Top 15, having sold 15,098 copies to date. The album registered an additional 258 copies to be at number four.

Moving up three spots to number five is More to Say Versions by The Frightnrs, while new at number six is Opening Night by Dela and the Aggrolites. The 11-track set was released on November 3 by Stoopid Records.

At number seven is The H ookup by Kash'd Out while Lily of Da Valley by Jesse Royal falls to number eight. Falling five places to number nine is Chronixx's Chronology which has so far sold 5,329 copies.

At number 10, down from eight, is Major Lazer's Know No Better with sales of 5,146 copies. Coming in at number 11, down from five, is the long-running Falling Into Place by Rebelution. To date, that album has sold 40,057.

At number 12, selling an additional 61 copies, is former chart-topper Nothing More to Say by The Frightnrs. So far, it has sold 6,806.

I'm Yours by Sizzla moves to number 13 with a total of 2,173 copies, while crashing from six to 14 is Lost In Paradise by Common Kings which has moved 7,764 copies to date.

Fortunate Youth's self-titled set returns to the chart at number 15 with 42 copies. Its total sales figures to date stand at 3,437.




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