SZA's 'SOS' Ranks Fifth Consecutive Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200 – Billboard

SZA’s ‘SOS’ Ranks Fifth Consecutive Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200 – Billboard

SZA call for help spends a fifth consecutive and overall week at number 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated January 21). It earned 125,000 equivalent album units in the US in the week ending Jan. 12 (down 1%), according to Luminate.



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Only four albums have spent at least five weeks at No. #1 since the start of 2022 – In order from most recent, call for helpby Taylor Swift midnight (five), from Bad Bunny A summer without you (13) and the Charm soundtrack (nine).

call for help it is the first album to spend its first five weeks at number 1 since Adele’s. 30 it ruled the chart for its first six weeks (its total position at No. 1) from December 4, 2021 to January 1. 8, 2022.

The last R&B album by a female soloist with five weeks at number 1 was Mariah Carey’s. Dreamwhich charted six non-consecutive weeks from October 21, 1995 to January 13, 1996 (although, the last R&B album by an all-female act to have five weeks at number 1 was fan letters by trio TLC, with five non-consecutive weeks in charge in 1999 [March 13-May 8]).

And, the last R&B album by a woman to spend its first five weeks at number 1 was Janet Jackson’s. Janet, which topped the chart in its first six frames (from June 5 to July 10, 1993). (R&B albums are defined as those that have been successful or are eligible for Billboardlist of the best R&B albums).

Also in the new Billboard 200 top 10, YoungBoy Never Broke Again collects his 13th top 10 charting effort, as his first release for Motown, I rest my casedebuts at No. 9.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the US based on multi-metric consumption measured in equivalent album units, compiled by Luminate. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 official paid/subscription audio and video-on-demand streams generated by songs from an album. The new graphic dated January 21, 2023 will be published in its entirety on Billboard‘s website on January 18, one day later than usual, due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday in the US on January 16. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on Twitter and Instagram.

Five former No. 1s rank at Nos. 2-6 on the new Billboard 200, and all aren’t moving compared to a week ago. taylor swift midnight is No. 2 (81,000 equivalent album units earned; down 31%), followed by Metro Boomin’s Heroes and villains (57,000; up 1%), Drake and 21 Savage’s His lost (51,000; 3% less), by Bad Bunny A summer without you (45,000; 10% less) and Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous: The Double Album (43,000; up to 2%).

by zach bryan american heartbreak climbs 8-7 with 33,000 equivalent album units earned (less than 1%) and chart-topping Lil Baby it’s just me up 9-8 with 31,000 (down 1%).

YoungBoy Never Broke Again achieves its 13th top 10 album on the Billboard 200, as I rest my case starts at no. #9 with 29,000 equivalent album units earned. Of that sum, SEA units comprise 27,000 (equivalent to 39.59 million official on-demand streams of the set’s 19 tracks) and album sales and TEA units comprise 1,000 each.

I rest my case it’s the rapper’s first release for Motown after a prolific run with Atlantic, which includes a dozen top 10 efforts (five of which were in 2022). Total, I rest my case it is the artist’s 28th title on the Billboard 200 chart since his chart debut in August 2017.

Rounding out the new top 10 is former No. 1 Harry Styles. harry’s housewhich is sitting at number 10 with 26,000 album-equivalent units earned (down 10%).

Luminate, the independent data provider for the Billboard charts, completes a comprehensive review of all data submissions used to compile the weekly chart rankings. Luminate reviews and authenticates the data. In alliance with BillboardData deemed suspect or unverifiable is removed, using established criteria, before final calculations for the graph are performed and published.

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