The Billboard 200 Album Leaders: SZA, Karol G, Taylor Swift, TWICE, Miley Cyrus
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This week, five out of six album positions on the American Billboard chart feature works by women artists – it is the first time in over 12 years (last December 11, 2010) that the top 6 have all five women guided albums included, as reported by Billboard.
Top 6 female albums:
However, the top spot is headed by one man: Morgan Wallen is number 1 with ONE THING AT A TIME.
The female K-pop ensemble TWICE debuts at number 2 in the current charts with READY TO BE. Miley Cyrus’ new work ENDLESS SUMMER VACATION debuts at #3. Three former #1 hits follow at #4-6: SZA’s SOS, Karol G’s MAÑANA SERÁ BONITO and Taylor Swift’s MIDNIGHTS.
A record dated March 1, 1997. At that time, female artists even occupied eight places in the top ten:
- LeAnn Rimes – UNCHAINED MELODY/THE EARLY YEARS
- Erykah Badu – BADIUZM
- No Doubt – TRAGIC KINGDOM (led by Gwen Stefani)
- Jewel – PIECES OR YOU
- Toni Braxton – SECRETS
- Spice Girls—SPICE.
- Celine Dion: FALLING INTO YOU
- Madonna: EVITA
The current albums to listen to:
TWICE – READY TO BE (03/2023)
Miley Cyrus – ENDLESS SUMMER VACATION (03/2023)
SZA – SOS (12/2022)
Karol G – MAÑANA SERÁ BONITO (02/2023)
Taylor Swift – MIDNIGHTS (10/2022)