Metallica's 'Black Album' Hits Historic 500th Week on HipHopMagz 200 Chart


On the most recent Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Sept. 22), Paul McCartney’s Egypt Station debuted at No. 1, securing the icon his first bow atop the listing, and his first No. 1 since 1982. It earned 153,000 equal album items within the week ending Sept. 13, in line with Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 147,000 had been in conventional album gross sales.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the week’s hottest albums based mostly on their total consumption. That total unit determine combines pure album gross sales, monitor equal albums (TEA) and streaming equal albums (SEA).

Now, let’s take a more in-depth take a look at a few of the motion on the remainder of the Billboard 200:

Metallica, Metallica – No. 137Metallica’s self-titled 1991 album (sometimes called The Black Album, attributable to its stark, black album cowl) scores its 500th nonconsecutive week on the Billboard 200 chart. It is now considered one of solely 4 albums with 500 weeks or extra on the tally.

Among all albums -- because the chart started publishing on an everyday weekly foundation in 1956 -- Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon holds the document for probably the most weeks on the chart: 937. It’s adopted by Bob Marley and The Wailers’ Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and The Wailers (539), Journey’s Greatest Hits (539) and Metallica’s Metallica (500).

Metallica’s self-titled album marked the rock band’s first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, when it debuted atop the listing dated Aug. 31, 1991. The set spent 4 weeks on prime, and marked the primary of thus far six chart-toppers for the group.

The album continues to carry the document as the most important promoting album in Nielsen Music historical past, with 16.83 million copies offered within the U.S. (since Nielsen started monitoring information in 1991).

Lenny Kravitz, Raise Vibration – No. 43 The rocker is again on the chart for the primary time since 2014, as his newest album, Raise Vibration, bows at No. 43 (13,000 items; 12,000 in conventional album gross sales). The set additionally arrives at No. 5 on the Top Rock Albums chart. The album’s single “Low” concurrently rises 37-25 on the Dance Club Songs chart.

Hozier, Nina Cried Power (EP) No. 60 The singer-songwriter, who reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200 in 2014 together with his self-titled album, debuts on the tally together with his new effort, Nina Cried Power. The four-song EP enters with 11,000 items, of which 6,000 had been in conventional album gross sales.

Paul Simon, In the Blue Light No. 70 The legend collects his 24 th entry on the listing, as In the Blue Light debuts at No. 70 (10,000 items; 9,000 in conventional album gross sales). The seemingly so-so chart debut could possibly be defined by how the album consists of re-recordings of lesser-known tunes from Simon’s catalog. The earliest redux is of a track from 1973’s There Goes Rhymin’ Simon – “One Man’s Ceiling Is Another Man’s Floor.” Simon’s final studio album, earlier than In the Blue Light, was Stranger to Stranger, which debuted and peaked at No. three in 2016.

Led Zeppelin, The Song Remains the Same (Soundtrack) – No. 127The rock band’s album reissue collection continues with The Song Remains the Same, initially launched in 1976. The stay set — which additionally doubles as a soundtrack to the live performance movie of the identical identify — was reissued in numerous deluxe codecs, and its remaster was supervised by the band’s Jimmy Page. (For charting functions, all variations of the album – unique and reissues – are blended collectively.)