SZA joins Adele and Taylor Swift as the only female artists to have topped the Billboard chart – Music
SZA joins Adele Y Taylor Swift What the only female artists of this century to have an album spend at least seven weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. ‘SOS‘ by SZA has a new record on the Billboard 200 after its seventh week at number 1 and becomes first R&B album to spend its first seven weeks topping the chart since ‘Whitney’ by Whitney Houston in 1987.
This weekend, SZA has officially achieved his seventh consecutive week at number one in the United States, on the Billboard 200 chart, with his album ‘SOS’. It has sold 111,000 more units, and 1,108,000 in totalsince its release on December 9.
Only three women have had albums with seven weeks at No. 1 in the last 20 years.. In the last two decades – from February 2003 to the last list – only three female singers have spent at least seven weeks at number 1 on the Billboard 200 list.SOS‘ of SZA, they were ‘Folklore‘Swift’s (8 weeks),’25‘Adele’s (10 weeks),’1989‘ Swift (11 weeks) and ‘Grid‘ (7 weeks), ‘twenty-one‘ from Adele (24 weeks) and ‘fearless‘ from Swift (11 weeks).
More about SZA’s successes
SZA arguably now has two consecutive classical albums under his belt.. His first album ‘Ctrl‘ arrived in 2017 and with it debuted at number three in the United States.
‘SOS’ was initially led by singles like ‘Good Days‘, ‘i hate you‘ Y ‘Shirt‘. ‘kill bill‘ Y ‘Nobody Gets Me‘ have since been added as the latest singles. SZA premiered a few weeks ago the video for ‘Kill Bill’which also included a cameo appearance by actress Vivica A. Fox. This single is also platinum in the United States.
SZA and Whitney making history
SZA catches up with Whitney in chart history. ‘SOS’ becomes the first R&B/hip-hop album by a woman, or R&B by any artist, to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 since ‘Whitney‘, Whitney Houston in 1987. The latter debuted at No. 1 on the chart dated June 27, 1987 and spent its first 11 weeks at No. 1. ‘Whitney’ was the first R&B/hip-hop album by a woman, or R&B album. by a woman, to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.