Entertainment Rihanna Says ‘I’m Really Experimenting’ On New Album: ‘You’re Not Going To Expect’ It
Halsey Scores Third No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart With ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’
Halsey’s new studio album, ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart (dated Sept. 11), marking her third No. 1 on the list. She previously also opened at No. 1 with her last two releases, Manic (in 2020) and Hopeless Fountain Kingdom (2017).If I Can’t Have Love was released on Aug. 27 and launches with 70,500 copies sold in the U.S. in the week ending Sept. 2, according to MRC Data.Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week based only on traditional album sales.
Rihanna's next album will be an entirely new experience for fans.
Rihanna superfans have been patiently (or impatiently) waiting for the superstar's long-awaited ninth studio album. The Barbados-born singer has been busy turning her fashion brand Fenty into a powerhouse, but some people are desperate for new music.
Rihanna says her next album is "going to be completely different." Promoting her latest Savage X Fenty Show, the pop star says she's been "having fun" recording new music.
Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With Biggest Week for an Album in Over a Year
Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’ album makes a spectacular debut atop the Billboard 200 chart with the biggest week for any album in over a year. The long-awaited set, which was released on Sept. 3, is Drake’s 10th No. 1 and starts with 613,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending Sept. 9, according to MRC Data. That’s the biggest week for an album since the Aug. 8, 2020-dated chart, when Taylor Swift’s Folklore launched at No. 1 with 846,000 units.The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units.
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The nine-time Grammy-winner offered an update on her next music project when speaking with theat her latest Savage X Fenty lingerie show.
“You’re not going to expect what you hear. Just put that in your mind,” Rihanna told reporters. "Whatever you know of Rihanna is not going to be what you hear. I'm really experimenting, and music is like fashion, you should be able to play.
"I should be able to wear whatever I want. I treat music the same way. So I’m having fun and it’s going to be completely different.”
Rihanna has not released a full-length album since 2016's Anti, her chart-topping album that also topped multiple Best Album lists.
ITZY’s ‘Crazy in Love: The 1st Album’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart .
ITZY’s Crazy in Love: The 1st Album debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart (dated Oct. 9), marking the first leader, and second entry, for the Korean pop group. The set, which is promoted as the act’s debut full-length studio album, sold 22,000 copies in the U.S. in the week ending Sep. 30, according to MRC Data. Crazy follows one other entry for the group, the Guess Who EP, which peaked at No. 23 this May.Crazy in Love: The 1st Album leads five debuts in the top 10 on Top Album Sales, as new efforts from Angels & Airwaves, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Billy Strings and Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine arrive.