In the American music industry, several female artists stand out from the crowd for the quality of their music. From Ariana Grande, through Taylor Swift to Cardi B, American female music continues to explode records. In terms of cumulative sales at the start of the album release, here is the ranking of female artists who stand out.
1- « Thank u, Next » d’Ariana Grande
At the top of the ranking of female albums with the biggest streaming debuts in the USA, we find “ Thank u, Next ” by Ariana Grande. Released on February 8, 2019 under the Republic Records label, the opus crossed the 307,000,000 streaming mark for its debut. At the same time, it is the only project to quickly reach first place for best albums on iTunes US and Billboard Hot 100, in just 5 minutes.
Clearly, this is a well-deserved first place for this fifth studio album by singer Ariana Grande . On the other hand, it should be remembered that the project consisting of 12 tracks received in 2019 the distinction of the award for best album on the Billboard Hot 100.
2- « Red TV » de Taylor Swift
With more than 303,000,000 streams accumulated in the first week, Taylor Swift’s “ Red TV ” project takes second place in the rankings. As a reminder, in the five days following the release of the album, more than 325,000 copies were sold. At the same time, thanks to the album’s remarkable sales figures, Taylor Swift became the fastest soloist to win four issues on the Billboard 200 (16 months).
In addition, “ Red TV ” became the most released album in one day for a female artist on Spotify with more than 90.8 million. Impressive statistics that confirm the quality of Taylor Swift’s masterpiece.
3- « Sour » d’Olivia Rodrigo
In 3 rd place in the ranking, we find “Sour”, the first studio album by American singer Olivia Rodrigo. Written in association with a few other collaborators, the opus is a pop disc which juxtaposes alternative rock songs, pop-punk or even ballads. With 301,000,000 streams accumulated in the first week, “ Sour ” enters the top 3 for female albums with the biggest streaming debuts in the United States.
Note that the opus “Sour” is notably propelled by the first title entitled Drivers License . On the strength of his success, he ranked first on the US Billboard Hot 100 for 8 consecutive weeks.
4- “ Folklore ” by Taylor Swift
The famous American singer Taylor Swift returns to the 4 th place in the rankings with his eighth studio album “ Folklore “ . Released on July 24, 2020, the project has accumulated 290,000,000 streams in the first week of operation. In addition, it should be noted that the 16 titles of the opus entered simultaneously in the Billboard Hot 100, including three in the top 10.
Taylor Swift has also become the first artist in history to make her debut simultaneously at the top of the Billboard 200 and the Hot 100. The ” Folklore ” project is clearly a true masterpiece produced by the American singer.
5- « Lover » de Taylor Swift
Omnipresent in the music industry, Taylor Swift confirms that she is one of the best singers in the history of American music. With the album “ Lover “, the singer places a third project in the top of the ranking of female albums with the biggest streaming debuts. According to statistics, the 18-track opus managed to accumulate 226,000,000 streams in the first week.
Furthermore, after “ Red TV” , “ Folklore ” and “ Lover ”, Taylor Swift remains in the top of the rankings, including the 6 th place with “Evermore”. This ninth studio album by the American singer has accumulated 221,000,000 streams for her debut.
In the rest of the rankings, you can see other artists in this case the American rapper B. Cardi The artist points to the 7 th place in the standings with his album “ Invasion of Privacy ”, which combines 202 million of streams in its infancy. In 8 th and 9 th place, we find respectively Summer Walker and Billie Eilish. The artist from Atlanta has accumulated 201,000,000 streams with his debut album “ Still Over It ”. As for Billie, her album “ WWAFA, WDWG? »Brings up the rear of this ranking with 194 million streams for the first week of operation.