Morgan Wallen‘s new One Thing at a Time album is the No. 1 album within the nation (all genres), and it isn’t even shut. The singer’s newest out-performed the opposite 9 albums on the Billboard 200 High 10, mixed.
With 501,000 equal album items earned (Billboard‘s time period for bodily gross sales, streaming and digital downloads, mixed) One Factor at a Time offers Wallen and Massive Loud Information the biggest week of any album in 2023. It is also the most important nation week since Taylor Swift‘s Purple (Taylor’s Model) in Nov. 2021.
Tune streams make up 76 p.c of the entire, Billboard reviews. With greater than 498 million streams, Wallen’s third studio album tops nation music’s all-time excessive water mark and lands at No. 5 of all time, behind a pair of Drake albums, one other from Swift and one from Drake and 21 Savage.
About 24,000 folks purchased a bodily copy of One Factor at a Time, whereas one other 87K paid to obtain the complete factor digitally. Listed below are the opposite 9 initiatives contained in the High 10 on the Billboard 200:
Morgan Wallen’s One Factor at a Time: 501,000 equal album items.
The opposite 9 albums within the High 10: 439,000 equal album items.
The total Billboard article makes notice that the scale of One Factor at a Time (36 songs) plumps up the streaming totals, but in addition explains that even when it was diminished by half, it’d nonetheless be top-of-the-line streaming nation weeks ever.
There’s a clear benefit to releasing a really giant album. During the last yr, the common size of an album topping the Billboard 200 is nineteen songs. This makes the upcoming launch of Luke Combs‘ Gettin’ Old album (March 24) one to observe. His reputation rivals Wallen’s, and the brand new album will maintain 18 songs — a complete unthinkable just some years in the past.