Billie Eilish has landed her first Number 1 record on this week’s Official Albums Chart with her latest anthemic album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?. Eilish’s debut album sold 48,000 combined sales, with over 1 billion streams worldwide on streaming platforms. Eilish has become the youngest female artist in U.K. chart history to score a No. 1 album.
Eilish’s album is also the biggest debut album from an international artist to top the Official Charts since Lana Del Rey’s Born To Die in January of 2012.
Celebrating the news, Billie told Official Charts: “I appreciate you making WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? the #1 album in the UK so much. We worked really hard on this album. Thank you for the love!!”
At 17 years, 3 months and 18 days old, Billie overtakes Joss Stone as the youngest female to top the Official Albums Chart. Joss’ 2004 record Mind, Body & Soul reached Number 1 when she was 17 years, 5 months and 28 days old.
The Top 5 youngest female artists to score a Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart are:
|05/04/2019||WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?||BILLIE EILISH||17 YRS, 3 MONTHS, 18 DAYS|
|09/10/2004||MIND BODY AND SOUL||JOSS STONE||17 YRS, 5 MONTHS, 28 DAYS|
|11/01/2003||LET GO||AVRIL LAVIGNE||18 YRS, 3 MONTHS, 15 DAYS|
|25/10/2014||CHAPTER ONE||ELLA HENDERSON||18 YRS, 9 MONTHS, 13 DAYS|
|15/05/2010||SONGS FROM THE TAINTED CHERRY TREE||DIANA VICKERS||18 YRS, 9 MONTHS, 15 DAYS|