Adele’s “25” remains at No. 1 on Billboard 200. It is now spending its seventh consecutive week atop the chart with 194,000 equivalent units that include 164,000 copies of pure album sales, reports Nielsen Music.

The British blonde’s comeback set now becomes the first album by a female artist to spend its first seven weeks at the U.S. albums chart’s No. 1 since 1987. The last to do so was Whitney Houston’s “Whitney” which debuted at No. 1 in June that year and dominated the list for 11 straight weeks.

Among albums by all artists, “25” is the first to top Billboard 200 for seven weeks in a row since Creed’s “Weathered” earned its eighth consecutive week at No. 1 in early 2002.

Behind Adele’s album on this week’s chart are Justin Bieber’s “Purpose” and Twenty One Pilots’ “Blurryface”, which stay at No. 2 and No. 3 with another 124,000 and 52,000 units, respectively. The Weeknd’s “Beauty Behind the Madness” rises two rungs to No. 4 with 45,000.

Rachel Platten’s “Wildfire” is the only newcomer in the top 10, landing at No. 5 with 45,000 units including 29,000 in pure album sales in its first week. Marking the singer’s major label debut album, it was released earlier this month via Columbia Records and spawned the hit “Fight Song” which reached No. 6 on Billboard Hot 100.

Next on Billboard 200, One Direction’s “Made in the A.M.” falls two spots to No. 6 with 44,000. Chris Stapleton’s “Traveller” rises from last week’s No. 12 to this week’s No. 7 with 41,000. Fetty Wap’s self-titled album slips three rungs to No. 8 with 36,000 while Bryson Tiller’s “T R A P S O U L” hits a new peak, rising from No. 10 to No. 9 with 35,000. Closing out the top 10 is Taylor Swift’s “1989” that sells another 32,000.

“25” – Adele (194,000)“Purpose” – Justin Bieber (124,000)“Blurryface” – Twenty One Pilots (52,000)“Beauty Behind the Madness” – The Weeknd (45,000)“Wildfire” – Rachel Platten (45,000)“Made in the A.M.” – One Direction (44,000)“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton (41,000)“Fetty Wap” – Fetty Wap (36,000)“T R A P S O U L” – Bryson Tiller (35,000)“1989” – Taylor Swift (32,000)



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