11.04.2019

Kanye West's Jesus Is King debut nabs him ninth consecutive No. 1 album

Kanye West's Jesus Is King debut nabs him ninth consecutive No. 1 album Photo by Kevin Winter

It was a bumpy road getting here, but Kanye West’s Jesus Is King has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It marks the artist’s ninth consecutive peak debut, tying Eminem for the longest streak in the chart’s history, Billboard reports.

Released Oct. 25, the gospel album notched 264,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the first week, according to Nielsen Music. Streaming was behind the majority of that number, while the remaining 109,000 were in album sales.

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