Chris Brown's Latest Album '11:11' Soars to No.1, Breaks SZA's Record

By Srikanto Mandal 23 November, 2023

In a stunning chart takeover, Chris Brown's newest album, "11:11," has swiftly ascended to the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart.

This achievement marks a remarkable feat as it ends SZA's remarkable year-long reign at the top, disrupting the consistent No. 1 standing of her album, "SOS."

Released on November 10 through CBE/RCA Records, "11:11" earned an impressive 45,000 equivalent album units in its debut week in the U.S., according to data from Luminate.

Streaming played a pivotal role in the album's success, contributing a staggering 38,000 units of the total 45,000, equivalent to a remarkable ...

51 million on-demand audio and video streams of the album's tracks. Traditional album units contributed 6,000 to the total, while the remaining ...

1,000 units came from track-equivalent album units, showcasing the album's broad appeal across various consumption platforms.

This marks Chris Brown's fifth No. 1 on the Top R&B Albums chart, a significant achievement in a career that has consistently delivered chart-topping success.

"11:11" also secures an impressive No. 2 spot on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and claims the ninth position on the all-genre Billboard 200, highlighting the album's widespread popularity.

The success of "11:11" translates into Brown's 12th top 10 album, underlining the artist's enduring appeal and consistency in delivering chart-worthy projects.

With eight of its songs making appearances on the Hot R&B Songs chart, including six debuts, "11:11" further solidifies Chris Brown's influence and dominance in the contemporary R&B music landscape.