Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and Lil Nas X lead America's biggest songs and albums of 2019 so far

Billboard have revealed the biggest records in America so far in 2019.

Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and Lil Nas X lead America's biggest songs and albums of 2019 so far, with Ariana's Thank U, Next out in front as the most popular album.

As reported by Billboard, Ariana's latest album has racked up 1.55 million equivalent album units since its release February. The singer's fifth collection opened with 360,000 combined sales in its first week - the second biggest week of the year for an album.

Billie Eilish's chart-topping debut set When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? is the second biggest record of the year to date on 1.3 million, followed by Khalid's second album Free Spirit (929,000).


Ariana and Billie claim the Top 2 albums in the US of 2019 so far

The best-selling album of 2019 so far (based on pure sales) and ranking fourth overall is the A Star Is Born Soundtrack, with 404,000 combined sales (889,000 in total). Another soundtrack, Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody, places eighth (705,000) and claims the top selling album on vinyl.

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Jonas Brothers round off the Top 10 biggest albums; their comeback record Happiness Begins has shifted 663,000 combined sales just three weeks after its release. 

When it comes to songs, Lil Nas X's Old Town Road has been the runaway hit of the first half of 2019, notching up a mighty 1.338 billion streams across audio and video. It's the only track to exceed one billion plays - Post Malone & Swae Lee's Sunflower is in second on 850 million, while Ariana Grande's 7 Rings is third (777 million). 

Elsewhere, Travis Scott's Sicko Mode is in fourth (623 million), Halsey completes the Top 5 with Without Me (599 million), and Marshmello & Bastille's Happier ranks ninth (529 million). 

Official Charts will be exclusively revealed the UK's biggest songs and albums of the year to date next week (w/c July 1).