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Summer Walker is the new queen of the ‘Billboard’ 200

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Summer Walker is reigning over the Billboard 200 chart as her new album, Still Over It, debuted at number one.

The 25-year-old singer’s second studio album earned 166,000 units in its first week. This marks the biggest week for an R&B album in 2021, and Still Over It is the first R&B album by a woman to top the Billboard 200 in more than five years. Solange’s A Seat at the Table ruled for one week in October 2016.

Summer’s 20-track project also set the record for the largest streaming week ever for an R&B album by a woman, with 201 million on-demand streams, surpassing Walker’s first album, Over It, which earned 155 million stream in its debut week in October 2019.

Plus, Still Over It achieved the biggest sales week for an R&B album by a woman since Beyoncé’s Lemonade earned 202,000 units in May 2016.

Still Over It features Cardi B, Pharrell Williams, SZA, Ciara, Omarion, Lil Durk and Ari Lennox, plus JT from City Girls, who teamed with Summer for the first single, “Ex for a Reason.

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