SZA‘s SOS Spending its fifth consecutive week, and overall, at number one on the plate 200 Albums Chart (dated January 21). It earned 125,000 album-equivalent units in the US in the week ending January 12 (down less than 1%), according to Luminate.
Only four albums have spent at least five weeks at number one since the start of 2022: in order from most recent, SOSTaylor Swift midnight (five), Bad Bunnies Un verano cin t (13) and encanto Audio recording (nine).
SOS is the first album to spend the first five weeks at number one since Adele 30 The list ruled for the first six weeks (total run at #1) from December 4, 2021 to January. 8, 2022.
The last R&B album by a solo woman with five weeks at number one was Mariah Carey’s Daydreamwhich achieved six non-consecutive weeks from October 21, 1995 to January 13, 1996 (although the last R&B album by an all-female act had five weeks at number one). Fan mail by the triple TLC, with five non-consecutive weeks in charge in 1999 [March 13-May 8]).
The last R&B album by a woman to spend its first five weeks at number one was Janet Jackson’s Jeanette., which topped the chart for its first six frames (June 5 – July 10, 1993). (R&B albums are defined as those reached or eligible paintingTop R&B Albums chart.)
Also on the Billboard 200 New Top 10 list, YoungBoy is not broken again His effort collected 13 top 10 chart hits, as his first release for Motown, I finished my casedebuted at No. 9.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the United States based on multi-metric consumption as measured in album-equivalent units, compiled by Luminate. Units consist of album sales, Tracking Album Equivalent (TEA) and Streaming Album Equivalent (SEA). Each unit equals 1 album sale, 10 singles tracks sold from an album, 3,750 sponsored ads or 1,250 official votes/on-demand subscription generated by songs from an album. The new chart, dated January 21, 2023, will be published in full at paintingJanuary 18th – One day later than usual, due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday in the United States on January 16th. And for all chart news, follow @Billboard and billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.
Five former No. 1s rank 2-6 on the new Billboard 200 — and all of them are not moving compared to last week. Taylor Swift‘s midnight is No. 2 (81,000 album-equivalent units acquired; down 31%), followed by Boomin Metro‘s Heroes and villains (57,000; up 1%), Drake And 21 brutal‘s its loss (51,000; down 3%), bad bunny‘s Un verano cin t (45,000; down 10%) and Morgan Wallen‘s Dangerous: The Double Album (43,000; up 2%).
Zack Bryan‘s American heartbreak climbs 8-7 with 33,000 album-equivalent units earned (down 1%), and Lil Babyranks first in the chart It’s just me Up from 9-8 with 31,000 (down 1%).
YoungBoy Never Broke Again made his album #13 in the top 10 charts on the Billboard 200, as I finished my case It starts at number nine with 29,000 equivalent album units earned. Of this amount, SEA units consisted of 27,000 (equivalent to 39.59 million official on-demand streams of the group’s 19 tracks), album sales, and TEA units of 1,000 each.
I finished my case is the rapper’s first release for Motown after touring prolificly with Atlantic, including over a dozen attempts (five of which were in 2022). In total , I finished my case It is the artist’s 28th charting title on the Billboard 200 since debuting on the list in August 2017.
Rounding out the new top ten is Harry StilesEx No. 1 Harry’s housesteady at number ten with 26,000 equivalent album units (down 10%).
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