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Lil Baby Breaks 55-Year Old Billboard Record

Lil Baby’s ‘My Turn’ continues to cement itself in hip hop history and music history period, as the album has broke a 55-year-old Billboard record.

Nothing has been able to stop Lil Baby’s successful album “My Turn.” The album reach incredible height during the start of the pandemic. Released in February of 2020, the album easily debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Lil Baby’s second studio album hovered in the Top 5 for 14 weeks, and then returned to #1 in June for four consecutive weeks.

Months later in May, the deluxe edition was released and resulted in continued success on the Billboard charts. Helping the album reach incredible heights was the release of “The Bigger Picture,” which was not on the album, but became the anthem for the protests of 2020. The single itself reach double platinum status.

Lil Baby Breaks 55-Year Old Billboard Record
Lil Baby (Ahmed Klink)

My Turn held 14 records simultaneously on The Billboard Hot 100, and Lil Baby has recently surpassed musical titans Prince and Paul McCartney among others in Billboard Hot 100 hits in his young 3-year career.

After spending 106 total weeks on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, Billboard announced on March 17th the breaking of a record that stood 55 years strong. Lil Baby’s “My Turn” sat on the top 10 of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for 85 weeks.

It appears Lil Baby is ready to drop his third studio album, as he announced back in February. “Album Almost Done ✅ New Music Otw Tho,” he tweeted on February 21, 2002.


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