Megan The Stallion & Extra – Billboard


It’d shock some pop and hip-hop followers to see Megan Thee Stallion — probably the most recognizable artists from the previous half-decade of standard music, one answerable for a number of huge hits and culture-dominating catchphrases — debuting at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week (dated Aug. 27) along with her Traumazine set, three spots under the a lot much less crossover-visible Rod Wave’s new Stunning Thoughts LP.

Truth of the matter is, although, regardless of her main successes — which embody two No. 1s on the Billboard Scorching 100 — Megan has by no means scored a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200. Whereas the Houston rapper has pop hits and a public profile the likes of which an artist like Rod Wave (who beforehand topped the Billboard 200 with 2021’s Soulfly) can at present solely dream of, the latter is the artist who streams in better quantity relating to full albums: Stunning Thoughts racked up 157.753 million on-demand official U.S. streams for its 24 tracks in its debut week, whereas Traumazine managed 85.72 million on-demand official streams for its 18 tracks over the identical interval, in accordance with Luminate.

Megan’s removed from the one main star proper now missing a Billboard 200-topping LP on their resumé, although. Listed here are 10 of the largest names of latest years who’ve but to succeed in pole place on the chart, in no specific order.