On December 9, 2022, SZA launched SOS, her newest album. Because it was chart-eligible, the LP has not recognized what it’s wish to be something however No. 1 on the Billboard 200. It debuted within the high spot of the chart, and that’s the place it stays on the newest rank: Billboard announced today (January 23) that on the brand new chart dated January 28, SOS is No. 1 for a sixth whole week.
That’s probably the most weeks at No. 1 on the chart amongst R&B and hip-hop albums since Drake’s Views logged 13 non-consecutive weeks in 2016. Slender the scope to simply R&B albums and SOS has probably the most chart-topping weeks since Usher’s Confessions was No. 1 for 9 whole weeks in 2004.
Moreover, this can be a notable second for ladies artists. Within the final decade plus, the one ladies with albums to spend not less than six weeks at No. 1 are Adele, Taylor Swift, and now SZA. The final album by a girl moreover these three to have not less than six No. 1 weeks was Susan Boyle’s I Dreamed A Dream in 2009 and 2010. When it comes particularly to ladies in R&B, SOS has probably the most weeks at No. 1 since Mariah Carey’s Daydream, which had six non-consecutive weeks on high in late 1995 and early 1996.