~ The singer’s album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom is already No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart
GRAMMY Award-nominated multi-platinum alternative pop maverick Halsey released her second full-length album, hopeless fountain kingdom [Astralwerks]. hopeless fountain kingdom, which Halsey executive produced alongside Benny Blanco, Greg Kurstin, Lido and Ricky Reed, features guests such as Quavo, Lauren Jauregui and Cashmere Cat on June 2nd 2017.
The singer with her album already reaching #1 on Album chart Billboard 200 is now also No 1 on Artist 100 Halsey thanks to her new album “hopeless fountain kingdom.”
According to Billboard, Halsey is the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time, as the singer vaults 21-1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated June 24), marking her first week atop the chart.
Halsey’s reign on the chart is due to her album hopeless fountain kingdom, which arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 106,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending June 8, according to Nielsen Music. Halsey previously peaked at No. 4 on the Artist 100 on Sept. 19, 2015 for her first album- Badlands.
The Top 5 artists In Artist 100 feature Ed Sheeran in the second spot followed by Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, and Justin Bieber.
According to Billboard, Halsey earned her first ever No. 1 album post its release last week, the album not only marks a first for Halsey butt is also the first woman to achieve No 1 album on the Billboard 200 Chart in 2017. The previous female artist whose album was No 1 was Lady Gaga’s Joanne in November 2016. The album’s single “Now or Never” recently achieved an RIAA Gold certification. hopeless fountain kingdom unfolds on the road this fall with Halsey’s eight-week headline tour, kicking off September 29th with PartyNextDoor and Charli XCX as support.
Halsey first stormed the pop culture kingdom in 2015 with her album Badlands, which now has five gold and two platinum singles. Her debut crash-landed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and earned a platinum-certification in under year. She sold out arenas everywhere and garnered a 2017 GRAMMY nomination in the category of "Best Pop Duo/Group Performance" for "Closer," her seven times platinum megahit with The Chainsmokers. Her reign continues with hopeless fountain kingdom.