Mariah Carey's 'Caution' Debuts at No. 1 On Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums


The set is Carey's eighth No. 1 on the survey, relationship to 1993's 'Music Box'.

Mariah Carey acquires her eighth No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, as Caution opens atop the rating dated Dec. 1.

The LP, Carey's first on her personal Butterfly MC label along side Epic Records, earned 51,000 equal album items within the week ending Nov. 22, in response to Nielsen Music.

With her eighth chief, the famous person diva breaks out of a tie with Janet Jackson and Alicia Keys to assert sole possession of third place for essentially the most No. 1s within the chart's almost 54-year historical past amongst girls. Carey trails solely Mary J. Blige and Aretha Franklin, each with 10 chart-topping units. The Temptations personal the all-time mark, with 16 No. 1s.

As Caution arrives, right here's an up to date take a look at Carey's No. 1 assortment on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart:

Album Title, Weeks at No. 1, Date Reached No. 1
Caution, one (up to now), Dec. 1, 2018
Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, one, June 14, 2014
Merry Christmas II You, one, Nov. 20, 2010
Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, one, Oct. 17, 2009
E=MC2, three, May three, 2008
The Emancipation of Mimi, 5, April 30, 2005
Daydream, one, Oct. 21, 1995
Music Box, two, Sept. 18, 1993

Caution concurrently opens at No. 1 on the Top R&B Albums chart and No. 5 on the all-genre Billboard 200.

Multiple songs have supported the album's rollout, together with the promotional tracks "GTFO" and the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted "The Distance," which reached Nos. four and 13 on R&B Digital Song Sales, respectively. Lead radio single "With You" has climbed to Nos. 11 and 12, respectively, on the Adult Contemporary and Adult R&B Songs airplay charts.

In addition to her new materials, two entries from the Carey catalog are producing renewed chart motion. The #Justice4Glitter social media marketing campaign, launched in assist of the singer-songwriter's 2001 soundtrack Glitter, helped gasoline the album's return to a number of Billboard charts. Plus, vacation favourite "All I Want for Christmas Is You" makes its annual resurgence and re-enters the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 29. The monitor, first launched in 1994, earned its finest Hot 100 rank but final yr, with a No. 9 displaying in December.