Chris Brown continues to rack up No. 1s on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart as Royalty, the singer's seventh solo LP, debuts at the top spot with 162,000 copies sold in the week ending Dec. 24, according to Nielsen Music. The set starts atop the chart dated Jan. 9.
For Brown, it's his sixth No. 1 on the ranking and fifth straight leader as a solo artist; only 2007's Exclusive didn't reach the chart's peak, instead peaking at No. 2. His other album to chart on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums -- this year's collaborative Fan of a Fan: The Album with Tyga -- hit No. 3.
Royalty, named for his daughter, also tallies Brown's best sales week for an album since 2011's F.A.M.E., which moved 270,000 in its debut week.