While Post Malone is enjoying the success of his latest album, the triple-platinum beerbongs & bentleys, his debut album just broke a record set by Michael Jackson’s Thriller.
Malone’s 2016 album Stoney is number nine on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album chart. It’s now spent 77 weeks in all in the top 10, breaking Thriller’s record. MJ’s biggest album remained in the top ten for 76 weeks from 1983-84.
Thriller still holds the record for most time spent at number one: 37 weeks.
Here’s a rundown of which albums have spent the most weeks in the top ten of the Billboard Top R&B Hip-Hop Album chart:
77 weeks, Stoney, Post Malone, 2016-18
76 weeks, Thriller, Michael Jackson, 1983-84
64 weeks, Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston, 1985-86
63 weeks, The E.N.D., The Black Eyed Peas, 2009-10
59 weeks, The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 2012-14
58 weeks, Recovery, Eminem, 2010-11
58 weeks, Can’t Slow Down, Lionel Richie, 1983-84
56 weeks, Control, Janet Jackson, 1986-87
55 weeks, Rapture, Anita Baker, 1986-87
54 weeks, 24K Magic, Bruno Mars, 2016-18
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