Iration debuts on Billboard with Daytrippin
Santa Barbara, California-based Hawaiian reggae band Iration earns its ninth entry on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart as Daytrippin enters at number 10.
Daytrippin‘s debut comes a year after the group’s Backyard Sessions: Malibu Edition entered and peaked at number 10.
Released on October 6 via Three Prong Records, Daytrippin has 10 tracks including the collaboration Last Night, featuring Maxi Priest. Other tracks include Can’t Look Back, Strange, California Dreams, New Style and Remedy.
Iration’s previous entries are Time Bomb (which peaked at number two in 2010), Fresh Grounds EP (number three in 2011), Automatic (one week at number one in 2013), the self-titled 2019 album which spent a week on top, Hotting Up (number one in 2015), Double Up (number two in 2016), Coastin (number two in 2020), and Backyard Sessions: Malibu Edition (number eight in 2022).
Elsewhere on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, Bob Marley and the Wailers remain on top for a 196th non-consecutive week with Legend, while Shaggy holds steady at number two with Best of Shaggy: The Boombastic Collection.
Sean Paul is sitting pretty at number three with Dutty Classics Collection while Stick Figure has back-to-back entries at number four and number five with Wisdom and Set in Stone.
Greatest Hits by UB40 inches up to number six, while Dutty Rock by Sean Paul improves one place up to number seven.
Byron Messia’s No Love dips from number four to number eight, and World on Fire by Stick Figure is firm at number nine.
Over on the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart, Talibans II by Burna Boy and Byron Messia backtracks from number seven to number eight.
The original version of Talibans steps up from number 19 to number 18 in its 14th week on Billboard’s Rhythmic Airplay Top 40, while over on Rap Airplay the song remains at number 1 for a second week.
Talibans also makes moves on other Billboard charts, namely Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (moving from number 17 to number 14), and on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (inching up from number 21 to number 20).
On the Adult R&B Airplay, Wind Me Up by Dante Bowe featuring Anthony B slips from its peak at number 13 down to number 17 in its 17th week on the chart.
Moving now to the South Florida Reggae chart, Damian “Jr Gong” Marley’s remake of George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord spends at second week at number one.
Elsewhere on that chart, The Man of Mine by Marcia J Ball steps up from number five to number two, Mind Games by Paul Elliott glides from number 12 to number 9, while Diamonds are Forever by Grub Cooper (number 23) and Let My People Go by Buju Banton (number 25) are this week’s new entries.
Marley’s cover of My Sweet Lord remains at number one for a third week on the New York Reggae chart, while Brighter Day by Mackie Conscious and Luciano bolts from number three to number two.
Queen of the Arena by Chadel Rhoden improves from number 15 to number 12, and Diamonds are Forever by Grub Cooper (number 29) and Endlessly by Robert Ffrench (number 30) are the new entries.