AceShowbiz - Morgan Wallen is breaking records with his latest album "One Thing at a Time". The country music star's album clocks an 11th consecutive, and total, week atop the Billboard 200 albums chart after the studio effort earns 134,500 equivalent album units in the United States in the week ending May 18, according to Luminate.
With the new milestone, "One Thing at a Time" has the most weeks in a row at No. 1 since the "Titanic" soundtrack sailed at No. 1 for 16 consecutive weeks in January-May 1998. Morgan's album is also the first album of any genre to spend its first 11 weeks at No. 1 since Whitney Houston's "Whitney" also ruled for its first 11 weeks in 1987 (its total run at No. 1). The only other album to spend at least its first 11 weeks at No. 1 is Stevie Wonder's "Songs in the Key of Life".
Of "One Thing at a Time" number, SEA units comprise 124,500, equaling 165.47 million on-demand official streams of the set's 36 songs. Meanwhile, album sales comprise 8,000 and TEA units comprise 2,000.
At No. 2 is Taylor's chart-topping "Midnights". It rises from No. 3 to No. 2 with 60,000 equivalent album units earned. Meanwhile, Jonas Brothers' new album "The Album" debuts at No. 3, marking their seventh Top 10-charting album on the Billboard 200 after it launches with 52,000 equivalent album units.
As for NBA YoungBoy's (YoungBoy Never Broke Again) "Richest Opp", it arrives at No. 4. Entering with 51,000 equivalent album units, the album clocks his third Top 10 of 2023 on the Billboard 200. It marks the rapper's 15th Top 10 since 2018. He also ties Drake and Future for the second-most Top 10s among rap acts. Jay-Z and Nas are the only rap acts who have 16 Top 10 albums on Billboard 200.
Following it up at No. 5 is SZA's former leader "SOS" after earning 51,000 equivalent album units earned. Meanwhile, Morgan's "Dangerous: The Double Album" falls from No. 5 to No. 6 with 48,000 equivalent album units.
Bailey Zimmerman scores his second Top 10-charting effort on the Billboard 200 after "Religiously. The Album." bows at No. 7 with 46,500 equivalent album units earned. Meanwhile, Daft Punk's former leader "Random Access Memories" re-enters the Top 10 of Billboard 200 after it debuts at No. 8 with 40,000 equivalent album units earned.
Ed Sheeran's "– (Subtract)", on the other hand, falls significantly from No. 2 to No. 9 with nearly 40,000 equivalent album units earned in its second week. Rounding out the Top 10 of the new Billboard 200 is Taylor's chart-topping "Lover", dipping from No. 7 to No. 10 with 38,000 units.
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