Carrie Underwood became the first female artist to score four Number 1 albums this week with the launch of her new album “Cry is so Beautiful.”
Carrie Underwood made history this week as the first female artist to land four Number 1 albums in the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, with the launch of her new album “Cry is so Beautiful.”
The country singer was previously tied with Faith Hill, Linda Ronstadt and Taylor Swift, each with three Number 1 albums in the country genre, Billboard reported.
Underwood’s latest effort also meant this year’s best-selling week for a female artist with 266,000 albums sold, topping rapper Cardi B’s “violation of Privacy,” which sold 235,000 during the first week, Rolling Stone reported.
“Cry, very Nice,” Underwood sixth LP, is the largest selling country debut since Luke Bryan’s “Kill the Lights” was released three years ago, with more than 320,000 copies sold, Billboard reported.
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Completion of the Billboard 200 in the top three this week were Eminem’s “Kamikaze”, which fell to No. 2, and 6lack is the second debut album “East Atlanta Love Letter” at Number 3, Billboard reported.
Underwood, 35, recently revealed in an interview that she suffered three separate miscarriages in 2017 and early 2018 before you get pregnant of her second child, she announced in an Instagram video Aug. 8.
The singer explained that the sadness of every miscarriage led her to write more music as an outlet for her emotions and to avoid dwelling on the negative events in her life.
The “American Idol”, winner of the previous No. 1 ‘ s are “Blown away” (2012), “Play On” (2009) and “Carnival Ride” (2007), the Independent reported.