Joji's 'Ballads 1' Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

Joji earns his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart as his Ballads 1 album opens atop the checklist dated Nov. 10. The set, the singer-songwriter’s first full-length album, earned 57,000 equal album items within the week ending Nov. 1, in line with Nielsen Music.

Ballads, launched by means of 88Rising/12Tone, likewise begins at No. 1 on the Top R&B Albums chart and, as beforehand reported, begins at No. three on the all-genre Billboard 200. (The Nov. 10-dated charts, which is able to replicate Ballads 1's debut, will publish on Billboard's web site on Tuesday, Nov. 6.)

Joji, who first got here to prominence as a YouTube persona, claims his second look on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with Ballads. He beforehand reached No. 28 along with his In Tongues EP in November 2017.

Ballads incorporates the favored single “Slow Dancing within the Dark,” which hit No. eight on the Hot R&B Songs chart in September. The monitor has earned 45.1 million on-demand streams within the U.S. since its Sept. 12 launch, in line with Nielsen Music.