In its debut week, Harry Styles latest album Harry's House has made its debut on the Billboard 200 at the No. 1 spot.
Styles' new album debuts at the top of the charts with over half a million album units on the first week of its release. Harry's House marks the largest album sales week in 2022 since his fellow British artist Adele debuted her album 30 last November. According to Billboard, Styles has achieved he largest week this year, becoming the fourth album in the past 18 months to earn at least 500,000 units in a single week at 521,500 equivalent album units. Just recently, Styles also set set a modern-era record for vinyl sales, selling 182,000 copies in the U.S. The vinyl sales alone would have made the album go No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts.
Harry's House is Style's third No. 1 Billboard 200 album along side his 2017 self-titled debut and 2019's Fine Line. He is also the first British male artist to maintain the No. 1 spot with his first three albums. Other albums in the last 18 months that have earned at least 500,000 equivalent album sales include Drake's Certified Lover Boy and Taylor Swift's Red (Taylor's Version). It remains to be seen if Styles's album will continue to reign in the coming weeks.
Congratulations @Harry_Styles! pic.twitter.com/kK5cV2OPzQ
— Columbia Records (@ColumbiaRecords) May 29, 2022
.@Harry_Styles is the first UK male artist to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 with his first three albums.
— chart data (@chartdata) May 29, 2022
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