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YOUR WEEKLY FORECAST

Four titles could be in the running for #1 on this week’s HITS Top 50. New releases from Machine Gun KellyJoji and SuperM plus carryover from Pop Smoke could all be within striking distance by Friday. Here’s where this week’s key new releases stand after one day.

Machine Gun Kelly (Bad Boy/Interscope) 85-95k total activity, 45-50k albums
Joji (88Rising/12Tone) 75-85k, 35-40k
SuperM (SM/Capitol) 70-80k, 65-70k
Tory Lanez (One Umbrella/Create) 40-50k, 2-3k
Deftones (Reprise) 30-40k, 27-35k
Carrie Underwood (Capitol Nashville) 25-28k, 24-27k
Lil Wayne Deluxe (Cash Money/Republic) 15-18k, 2-3k

Carrie Underwood's album, of course, is among the year's earliest big Christmas releases, which reminds us that we need to Purell the chimney.

TOP 20: HOUSE
ON A HILL
Harry is popular. (5/26a)
SONG REVENUE: HIGHFLIERS
A combined 30 of 50 (5/26a)
NEAR TRUTHS:
SAFE KEEPING
What's the big deal? I.B. Bad has the answers. (5/26a)
STRINGER TOUTS SONY MUSIC TO SHAREHOLDERS
Rob lays out the company strategy (5/26a)
EVP STRIPES FOR UMe'S MURTHY
A total pro gets her due. We bow down. (5/26a)
SUPERSTAR RELEASES
Who's next?
MUSIC BIZ SPECIAL
It's Comic-Con for numbers geeks.
THE BIG CHEESE
Theories of evolution from 30,000 feet.
THE NEXT GIANT DEAL
A&R in overdrive.
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