Streaming activity keeps Drake on top of Billboard 200 chart

June 7, 2016 5:00 PM

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LOS ANGELES Canadian R&B artist Drake continued his reign atop the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday for a fifth consecutive week on the strength of streaming activity, holding off country singer Dierks Bentley and R&B singer Beyonce.

Drake's "Views" sold 152,000 units for the week ending June 2, comprising album and song sales and 137 million streams, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

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