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Aug102018

Post Malone’s "Stoney" breaks "Thriller'"s record for most weeks in top ten on Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart

Republic RecordsWhile Post Malone is enjoying the success of his latest album, the triple-platinum beerbongs & bentleys, his debut album just broke a record set by Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

Malone’s 2016 album Stoney is number nine on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album chart.  It's now spent 77 weeks in all in the top 10, breaking Thriller's record.  MJ's biggest album remained in the top ten for 76 weeks from 1983-84.

Thriller still holds the record for most time spent at number one: 37 weeks.

Here's a rundown of which albums have spent the most weeks in the top ten of the Billboard Top R&B Hip-Hop Album chart:

77 weeks, Stoney, Post Malone, 2016-18
76 weeks, Thriller, Michael Jackson, 1983-84
64 weeks, Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston, 1985-86
63 weeks, The E.N.D.The Black Eyed Peas, 2009-10
59  weeks, The HeistMacklemore & Ryan Lewis, 2012-14
58  weeks, RecoveryEminem, 2010-11
58 weeks, Can't Slow DownLionel Richie, 1983-84
56 weeks, ControlJanet Jackson, 1986-87
55 weeks, RaptureAnita Baker, 1986-87
54 weeks, 24K MagicBruno Mars, 2016-18

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