Gwen Stefani‘s third solo record, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, debuts at #1 on this week’s Billboard 200 chart. The album earned 84,000 equivalent album units, 76,000 were pure album sales, according to Nielsen Music‘s latest data. Her #1 debut makes Stefani a member of select group of artists who have hit #1 both as a solo artist and with a group, reports Billboard. No Doubt‘s breakthrough smash album Tragic Kingdom spent time at #1 in 1996 and 1997.
Jordan Smith, the latest winner of The Voice (of which Stefani has been a judge), debuts at #2 with Something Beautiful. This is the highest-charting album and best sales week ever for a Voice contestant. The soundtrack to Fox‘s TV special The Passion: New Orleans arrives on the Billboard 200 at #8. Country singer Kane Brown debuts at #9 with Chapter I.
Anti from Rihanna is at #3, 25 by Adele is at #4 and Justin Bieber‘s Purpose is at #5. Chris Stapleton lands at #6, followed by Twenty One Pilots at #7. The top ten is rounded out by Joey + Rory with Hymns