SZA’s second studio album, SOS, has reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the tenth non-consecutive week. Adele was the final feminine singer to take action along with her 2015 album, 25. Earlier than that, the final R&B album to spend its first seven weeks atop the chart was Whitney Houston’s Whitney.
SZA dropped the album again on December 9, 2022. It debuted instantly on the Billboard 200 with 318,000 equal album models offered. The album options appearances from Don Toliver, Phoebe Bridgers, Travis Scott, and the late Ol’ Soiled Bastard. Behind the scenes, she additionally labored with Babyface, Jeff Bhasker, Benny Blanco, Rodney Jerkins, DJ Dahi, Gabriel Hardeman, Ant Clemons, and Lizzo. It was promoted with by three singles, “Good Days”, “I Hate U”, and “Shirt.”
SZA At The Grammys
The feat comes after SZA was named Billboard’s Girl Of The 12 months, earlier this month. “Proper now, I simply have excessive gratitude as a result of I swear to God, I by no means thought I’d be No. 1 for even every week, not to mention seven,” she mentioned on the time.
“SZA is a power,” Terrence “Punch” Henderson informed Billboard. “To go seven consecutive weeks at No. 1 is known. She’s a real generational artist, a cultural reset, if you’ll. For her album SOS to mix so many various genres collectively in a cohesive body reveals her genius and flexibility. Then you may have the voice, the phrases, the ache, the expansion, the relapsing, the supply, the tales, and many others. … a real masterpiece.”
Followers of SOS will be capable of catch SZA on tour all through the spring as she just lately launched into The SOS Tour. She’ll be making stops in Washington, D.C., Boston, New York Metropolis, Atlanta, and extra by the tip of March. In complete, SZA can be making 19 stops throughout the US and Canada. Omar Apollo serves because the opener. “Final night time was the primary night time of my very first enviornment tour ever,” she wrote on Instagram after her present in Columbus final week. “I don’t have phrases. However thanks. A lot.”
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