Post Malone spends his second week atop the Billboard 200 as beerbongs & bentleys earned another 193,000 equivalent album units. At #2 is KOD from J. Cole followed by a debut from singer-songwriter Leon Bridges and his new album Good Thing. Bridges also had the top-selling album of the week. Cardi B lands at #4 with Invasion of Privacy followed by a #5 debut from veteran rockers Shinedown and their newest release ATTENTION ATTENTION. Rap duo Rae Sreummurd‘s triple album SR3MM debuts at #6. The soundtrack for The Greatest Showman is at #7, followed by a debut from Lake Street Dive at #8. The band’s new album Free Yourself Up is their highest charting release yet. The top ten is rounded out with Black Panther: The Album at #9 and Migos at #10.
Foo Fighters‘ second annual CalJam festival has been announced, with the event set for Saturday, October 6 in San Bernardino, CA. The Foos will headline the event, with Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, Garbage, Greta Van Fleet, Silversun Pickups and many other acts on the bill. A Friday night event headlined by Billy Idol will also precede CalJam ’18.
Ed Sheeran, Maren Morris and Zedd have been added to the lineup as performers at this month’s 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Sheeran will perform from Dublin, Ireland, where he will be on tour. Morris and Zedd will team up to perform their hit “The Middle.” The Billboard Music Awards will air Sunday, May 20.
Big Boi will open Christina Aguilera‘s upcoming tour. The rapper will be the special guest on all but seven of the dates on her Liberation tour of North America, which starts in Hollywood, FL, on September 25 and wraps up on November 13 back in Florida in St. Petersburg.