Suicide Squad soundtrack tops US Billboard 200



    Aug 17, 2016

    Suicide Squad soundtrack tops US Billboard 200


    THE soundtrack for comic book movie Suicide Squad has taken top billing on the weekly United States Billboard 200 chart in the best showing for a film soundtrack since Pitch Perfect 2 in May 2015.

    The soundtrack features songs from Twenty One Pilots, Skrillex and Panic! At The Disco and other artists.

    It sold more than 182,000 album units, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

    Canadian R&B artist Drake held onto second spot with Views, with 73,000 units sold.

    Christian rock band Skillet's new album Unleashed debuted at No. 3.

    The previous week's chart topper, DJ Khaled's Major Key, slipped to No. 7 in its second week.

    The Billboard 200 album chart tallies units from album sales, song sales (10 songs equal one album) and streaming activity (1,500 streams equal one album).

    In the digital songs chart, which measures online single download sales, DJ Snake's Let Me Love You, featuring Justin Bieber, debuted at No. 1 with more than 113,000 copies sold.