Morgan Wallen; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Morgan Wallen; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Morgan Wallen’s ‘Dangerous’ Makes History As The Only Country Album To Spend First Seven Weeks At No. 1

Morgan Wallen’s chart-topping album has made Billboard chart history. The superstars Dangerous: The Double Album has become the “only country album to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 in the 64-year history of the Billboard 200,” according to Billboard.

The outlet also reported that the project “rules the list for a seventh total week, all consecutive, after having debuted atop the list six weeks ago (chart dated Jan. 23). According to MRC Data, the double album earned 89,000 units in the week ending Feb. 25, which is down 8%.

Garth Brooks’ The Chase is the only other country album to spend its first initial six weeks at No. 1. The project debuted at No. 1 in October 1992 and spent six weeks atop the chart before it fell for two weeks and returned to No. 1 in November 1992.

Billboard also reported, “Dangerous and The Chase are two of only eight country albums that have spent at least seven weeks in total at No. 1.”

Other Albums to spend more than 6 weeks at No. 1 spot are listed below.

Garth Brooks, Ropin’ the Wind, 18 (1991-92) Billy Ray Cyrus, Some Gave All, 17 (1992)
Taylor Swift, Fearless, 11 (2008-09)
Garth Brooks, The Hits, eight (1995)
Eagles, Hotel California, eight (1977)
Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album, seven to-date (2021)
Taylor Swift, Red, seven (2012-13)
Garth Brooks, The Chase, seven (1992)

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