Tropical House Tropical House remains on top

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

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ORLANDO-BASED singer Leilani Wolfgramm enters the Billboard Reggae Album Chart this week at number three with Live Wire.

Released on February 23 by Raleigh Records, the 10-track set moved 119 copies in its opening week. It is Wolfgramm's third album.

Mista Savona's Havana Meets Kingston sold an additional 77 copies to re-enter the top 10 at number 10, up from 21 last week. To date, the album has sold 1,367 copies.

St Croix, US Virgin Islands roots reggae band Akae Beka debuts at number 17 with Kings Dub, which sold 47 copies. A joint venture between I Grade Records from St Croix and Andrew Bassie Records, the 16-track project was released on February 23.

The Badozee Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, released in September 2016, re-enters the chart at number 23 with 31 copies sold last week for a total of 374 copies. The set is driven mostly by songs from Machel Montano and also features music by Angela Hunte, Farmer Nappy, Sean Paul, and Shaggy.

Freddie McGregor's 1979 Bobby Babylon: Deluxe Edition enters the chart at number 28. It is a reissue of the 1979 Studio One album that was the singer's breakthrough.

Elsewhere, the various artistes compilation Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica holds firm at number one for a fourth- straight week. It sold an additional 218 copies to bring its tally to 2,337 copies.

Damian Marley's Stony Hill stays put at number two, moving 175 copies for total sales of 18,559, while Get Soca 2018 drops down to number four.

At number five is Sister Caro EP by Henricci, with Chronology by Chronixx at number six.

Vessel of Love by British singer Hollie Cook falls from four to seven, while Marching Orders by The Green moves from 10 to eight.

Khago's Walk A Mile, produced by Kemar “Flava” McGregor, falls from seven to nine with 83 additional copies sold, bringing its three-week total to 387 copies.




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