The Weeknd’s surprise 6-song album is a smash success. The Toronto singer will debut 5 songs from the project in the top 10 of Billboard’s On-Demand Streaming chart. “Call Out My Name” is debuting at #1 on the list dated April 14th, with 32.2 million streams.
This is the first time an artist has been able to debut so many songs on the chart at once since Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN in May of last year. My Dear Melancholy was an unexpected surprise to fans after a cryptic message from The Weeknd appeared on social media a few days before the release.
According to Billboard:
Following “Call,” “Try Me” and “Wasted Times” debut at Nos. 3 and 4 with 21.3 and 19.6 million on-demand audio streams, respectively.
Meanwhile, the pair of Gesaffelstein-featuring songs on the EP — “I Was Never There” (17.7 million) and “Hurt You” (14.9 million) — debut at Nos. 7 and 9, respectively.
My Dear Melancholy,’s other track, closing song “Privilege,” debuts at No. 12 (13.3 million).