added: 19 Dec 2013 // by: Noise11
Beyonce has a new record to her name. She is the first female artist to have five number one albums with her first five albums.
The Beyonce album topped the Billboard chart this week with sales of 617,000. That is also her best sales week ever, beating the first week sales of eBfDayf with 541,000 sales in 2006 according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Keith Caulfield of Billboard says that eBeyoncef the album gfollows the chart-topping gDangerously In Loveh (2003), gBfDayh (2006), gI Amc Sasha Fierceh (2008) and g4 (2011). All five of her albums also debuted at No. 1h.
He also reports that the only two other acts to have five number one albums with their first five albums were DMX and the Kingston Trio.
Prior to going solo, Beyonce released five albums with Destinyfs Child. Only 2001fs eSurvivorf reached number one in America.
Destinyfs Child albums
Destinyfs Child (1998) (peak 67, sales 831,000)
The Writingfs On The Wall (1999) (peak 5, sales 6,300,000)
Survivor (2001) (peak 1, sales 4,300,000)
8 Days Of Christmas (2001) peak 34, 500,000)
Destiny Fulfilled (2004) (peak 2, sales 3,100,000)
#1s (2005) (peak 1, sales 1,000,000)
Dangerously In Love (2003) (peak 1, sales 4,900,000)
BfDay (2006) (peak 1, sales 3,300,000)
I Am c Sasha Fierce (2008) (peak 1, sales, 3,000,000)
4 (2011) (peak 1, sales, 1,400,000)
Beyonce (2013) (peak 1)
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