Shinedown becomes first act to surpass four Billboard rock album charts since the renovation of the Top Rock & Alternative Albums chart last month, as Planet Zero debuted atop the July 16 tallies.
The set begins with 50,000 equivalent album units earned during the tracking week of July 1-7, according to Luminate. Of this amount, 43,000 comes from album sales.
Shinedown now has four rules on top hard rock albums, plus three on top rock and alternative albums, top rock albums, and top alternative albums. Each of the band’s last four albums has topped the list of best hard rock albums, starting with 2012. Amaryllis and 2015 follow-up threat to survival and 2018 Warning warning; everyone except Survival (#2) crowned the other three cards.
On the Billboard 200 all genres, Planet Zero rushes to No. 5, marking Shinedown’s fifth top five title. His highest record, Amaryllispress number 4.
The band also reigned supreme on the all-genre album sales chart for the first time; the new set exceeds peak #2 of Attention.
In parallel, Planet Zero impacts BillboardMulti-meter rock genre song charts, led by “Daylight,” which debuted at No. 25 on Hot Alternative Songs and re-entered Hot Rock & Alternative Songs at No. 36 (after debuting at its previous No. 34 high on the June 18 chart). “Daylight” scored 2.2 million radio audience impressions and 879,000 official airplays in the United States from July 1-7.
Moreover, the Planet Zero the title track jumps 18-7 on Hot Hard Rock Songs (after peaking at No. 4 in February) and re-enters Hot Rock & Alternative Songs at No. 44 with 940,000 streams. the set’s “Dysfunctional You” also debuted on Hot Hard Rock Songs at No. 23 (502,000 streams); Previously, “The Saints of Violence and Innuendo” from the album appeared on the chart for a week, at No. 14, in April.
“Daylight”, the album’s current radio single, charted at No. 8 on Mainstream Rock Airplay and jumped 20-13 on Rock & Alternative Airplay. In addition to its mainstream radio success, the song is bubbling under Alternative Airplay. “Planet Zero” reigned on Mainstream Rock Airplay for eight weeks and peaked at No. 5 on Rock & Alternative Airplay and No. 36 on Alternative Airplay.