Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut album “Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon”‘s unstoppable run on the Billboard 200 Charts had earned the album a new record.
This week Pop’s album was #2 on Billboard 200 with more than 40K units sold in the country, it also was #1 on Top Rap Album Charts which marks it’s 20th week on the top achieving a historical feat. Before “Shoot For The Stars..” , Eminem’s album “Recovery” held the record since 2010.
.https://hiphopfreaks.com/local-personal-encounters/‘s ‘Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon’ has now spent 20 weeks at No. 1 on the dating connecticut chart, breaking the record for the longest-running No. 1 album in the chart’s history.
— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) March 23, 2021
Below is the list of albums who has spent most weeks on Billboard’s Top Rap Album Charts :
20 weeks, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, Pop Smoke, 2020-21
19 weeks , Recovery, Eminem, 2010-11
16 weeks , Take Care, Drake, 2011-12
14 weeks, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem, 2013-14
13 weeks , The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 2012-13
12 weeks, Hamilton: An American Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording, 2015-17
11 weeks, DAMN., Kendrick Lamar, 2017
Major factor in this album’s unstoppable streak on the charts is , it’s not carried by one or two hit songs , whether it’s been star featured songs like “The Woo” , “For The Night” or Pop’s standalone bangers “Dior” , “What You Know About Love”, “Got It On Me” , fans have responded well to every track.
Latest single promoted from the album “Hello” featuring A Boogie Wit da Hoodie has been doing well in charts too and recently received Platinum certification.