Joji earns his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart as his Ballads 1 album opens atop the list dated Nov. 10. The set, the singer-songwriter’s first full-length album, earned 57,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Nov. 1, according to Nielsen Music.
Ballads, released through 88Rising/12Tone, likewise starts at No. 1 on the Top R&B Albums chart and, as previously reported, begins at No. 3 on the all-genre Billboard 200. (The Nov. 10-dated charts, which will reflect Ballads 1's debut, will publish on Billboard's website on Tuesday, Nov. 6.)