Popcaan Makes Waves On International Charts

POPCAAN is making waves on several charts this week with his mixtape, titled “Fixtape”, and its lead single “Twist and Turn” featuring rapper Drake and Canadian singer PartyNextDoor.

“Fixtape” becomes his second charting title on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. It debuted at number 94 having sold 686 copies and accumulating more than five million streams on Spotify. Popcaan’s previous entry on that chart is “Forever”, which made it to number 171 in 2018.

Over on the stream-driven Billboard Reggae Albums chart, “Fixtape” makes its entry at number two, thus allowing Bob Marley and the Wailers’ Legend to spend a 32nd week on top. This is the fourth time that Popcaan has debuted at number two.

2014’s “Where We Come From”, 2018’s “Forever” and 2020’s “Vanquish” all entered and peaked at number two.

On the sales-driven US Current Reggae Albums chart, “Fixtape” debuts at number one. Released on August 7, the OVO Sound/Warner Records release has 19 tracks including collaborations with Drake, Stylo G and Dane Ray, Masicka and Tommy Lee Sparta.

“Twist and Turn” by Popcaan, featuring Drake and PartyNextDoor, entered the UK Top 100 Singles chart at number 69 on the weekend, giving Popcaan his sixth charted entry. His previous hits on that chart were Kisses for Breakfast with Melissa Steel which charted at 10 in 2014; I’m in Control with AlunaGeorge which hit number 39 in 2016; Should’ve Been Me with Naughty Boy and Kyla which got to number 61 in 2016; Saturnz Barz with Gorillaz which stalled at number 87 in 2017; and 2 Cups with Lizz/Tory Lanez/Fredro which sailed to number 55 last year. — Jamaican Observer.

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