SZA’s SOS racks up a seventh consecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated Feb. 4) – the whole lot of its chart run. The final album by a girl with seven weeks at No. 1 was Taylor Swift’s Folklore, greater than two years in the past, because it notched its eighth and ultimate week atop the record on the chart dated Oct. 31, 2020.
SOS earned 111,000 equal album models within the U.S. within the week ending Jan. 26 (down 7%), in line with Luminate.
Additionally within the high 10 of the newest Billboard 200 chart: Trippie Redd logs his seventh high 10-charting effort with the No. 3 debut of Mansion Muzik, whereas HARDY clocks his first high 10 with the No. 4 arrival of The Mockingbird & The Crow.
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Of SOS’ 111,000 equal album models earned within the week ending Jan. 26, SEA models comprise 109,500 (down 7%, equaling 148.87 million on-demand official streams of the set’s tracks), album gross sales comprise 1,000 (up 37%) and TEA models comprise 500 models (down 8%).
Within the final 12 months, solely three albums have spent at the very least seven weeks at No. 1: SOS, Unhealthy Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti (13 nonconsecutive weeks) and the Encanto soundtrack (9 nonconsecutive weeks).
Listed below are just a few statistics about SOS’ seven-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard 200:
SZA Meets Whitney in Chart Historical past: SOS is the primary R&B/hip-hop album by a girl, or R&B album by any act, to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 since Whitney Houston’s Whitney in 1987. The latter debuted at No. 1 on the June 27, 1987-dated record and spent its first 11 weeks at No. 1 (its whole run at No. 1). Whitney was the primary R&B/hip-hop album by a girl, or R&B album by a girl, to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
R&B/hip-hop and R&B albums are outlined as those who have hit or are eligible for Billboard’s High R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and High R&B Albums charts, respectively.
Drake’s Views was the final R&B/hip-hop set to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 — it spent its first 9 weeks at No. 1 (Could 21-July 16, 2016 charts).
Most Consecutive Weeks at No. 1 in Almost a 12 months: The final album, no matter style classification, with seven weeks in a row at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 was the Encanto soundtrack, with eight straight weeks atop the record (Jan. 29-March 19, 2022-dated charts). The Encanto soundtrack spent a complete of 9 weeks at No. 1, because it logged one earlier body at No. 1 on the Jan. 15, 2022 chart.
The final album by a girl with seven consecutive weeks at No. 1 was Adele’s 25, which spent its first seven weeks at No. 1 in late 2015 and early 2016 (Dec. 12, 2015-Jan. 23, 2016). 25 spent 10 whole nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1.
Most Weeks at No. 1 for an Album by a Girl Since 2020: Taylor Swift’s Folklore was the final album by a girl to attain seven weeks atop the record. The album topped the record for its first six weeks (Aug. 8-Sept. 12, 2020) after which returned for 2 extra nonconsecutive weeks (Oct. 3 and Oct. 31, 2020).
‘SOS’ Is the First Album by a Girl With its First Seven Weeks at No. 1 Since 2016: Adele’s 25 was the final album by a girl to spend its first seven weeks on the chart at No. 1. The 25 album dominated the record in its first seven weeks (Dec. 12, 2015-Jan. 23, 2016) after which logged three extra later frames at No. 1, for a complete of 10 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1. (The final album with its first seven weeks at No. 1 was Morgan Wallen’s Harmful: The Double Album, which spent it first 10 weeks at No. 1 [its total run at No. 1] from the Jan. 23-March 27, 2021-dated charts.)
Solely Three Ladies Have Had Albums With Seven Weeks at No. 1 within the Final 20 Years: Within the final twenty years – from February 2003 by way of the newest chart – solely three ladies have spent at the very least seven weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Earlier than SZA’s SOS, there was Swift’s Folklore (eight weeks, 2020), Adele’s 25 (10, 2015-16), Swift’s 1989 (11, 2014-15), Adele’s 21 (24, 2011-12) and Swift’s Fearless (11, 2008-09). Earlier than Fearless, the final album by a girl with seven weeks at No. 1 was Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Tablet, with 12 weeks in 1995-96.
Most Weeks at No. 1 for an R&B/Hip-Hop Album Since Drake’s ‘Views’ in 2016: The final R&B/hip-hop album with seven weeks atop the record was Drake’s Views, which spent 13 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 (Could 21-Oct. 8, 2016). Views was additionally the final R&B/hip-hop set to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 (it spent its first 9 weeks at No. 1: Could 21-July 16, 2016).
SOS has essentially the most weeks at No. 1 for an R&B/hip-hop album by a girl, or an R&B album by a girl, since Mariah Carey’s Music Field spent eight nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 in late 1993 and early 1994. SOS has essentially the most weeks at No. 1 for an R&B album by any act since Usher’s Confessions dominated for 9 nonconsecutive weeks in 2004.
At No. 2 on the brand new Billboard 200, Swift’s former No. 1 Midnights is a non-mover with 67,000 equal album models earned (down 8%). It has spent the whole lot of its 14 weeks on the chart inside the highest two. The final album by a girl to spend its first 14 weeks at both Nos. 1 or 2 was Swift’s personal 1989, with its first 15 weeks within the high two (Nov. 15, 2014-Feb. 21, 2015).
Trippie Redd notches his seventh high 10-charting effort on the Billboard 200 as Mansion Muzik debuts at No. 3 with 56,000 equal album models earned. Of that sum, SEA models comprise 50,000 (equaling 68.1 million official on-demand streams of the set’s 25 tracks), album gross sales comprise 5,000 and TEA models comprise 1,000. Mansion Muzik is the hip-hop artist’s seventh consecutive high five-charting effort, stretching again to 2018’s Life’s a Journey, which debuted and peaked at No. 4 (Aug. 25, 2018-dated chart).
HARDY hits the highest 10 of the Billboard 200 for the primary time as his new double album The Mockingbird & The Crow arrives at No. 4 with 55,000 equal album models earned – simply his finest week ever when it comes to models. Of the beginning sum, SEA models comprise 34,000 (equaling 44.68 million official on-demand streams of the set’s 17 tracks), album gross sales comprise 19,500 and TEA models comprise 1,500. The half-country/half-rock venture contains visitor turns from Jeremy McKinnon (of A Day To Bear in mind), Lainey Wilson and Morgan Wallen.
The Mockingbird & The Crow marks the highest-debuting rock album since Purple Scorching Chili Peppers’ Return of the Dream Canteen entered at No. 3 (Oct. 29, 2022) and highest-bowing nation album since Luke Combs’ Growin’ Up began at No. 2 (July 9, 2022).
4 former No. 1s are subsequent on the Billboard 200, as Metro Boomin’s Heroes & Villains falls 3-5 (53,000 equal album models; down 4%), Drake and 21 Savage’s Her Loss dips 4-6 (46,000; down 4%), Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti falls 6-7 (41,000; down 4%) and Wallen’s Harmful: The Double Album descends 7-8 (practically 41,000; down 2%).
Zach Bryan’s American Heartbreak falls 8-9 with 32,000 equal album models (although up 2%) and Lil Baby’s former No. 1 It’s Solely Me slips 9-10 with 28,000 (down 5%).
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