Most consecutive No.1s on the US albums chart
Who
Eminem, Kanye West
What
10 total number
Where
United States ()
When

Eminem (USA, b. Marshall Mathers III) became the first artist to register 10 consecutive No.1 albums on the US Billboard 200 chart – nine of them studio sets released since 2000 – when Music to be Murdered by was the best-seller for the chart week dated 1 February 2020. Kanye West (aka Ye, USA) matched “Slim Shady” when Donda debuted at No.1 on 11 September 2021. West’s tally includes nine solo albums and Watch the Throne, his 2011 collaboration with Jay-Z. Each of Eminem and West’s consecutive US chart-toppers also debuted at No.1, giving the rappers a share of the record for the most consecutive No.1 debuts on the US albums chart.


Eminem’s 10 consecutive No.1s: The Marshall Mathers LP (2000); The Eminem Show (2002); Encore (2004); Curtain Call - The Hits (2005); Relapse (2009); Recovery (2010); The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013); Revival (2017); Kamikaze (2018); Music to Be Murdered by (2020). Excluded are various artist/soundtrack/compilation albums on which Eminem appeared alongside other performers but was not an individually credited artist: 8 Mile - Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (2002); Eminem presents The Re-Up (2006); Shady XV (2014); Southpaw - Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (2015).

Kanye West’s 10 consecutive No.1s: Late Registration (2005); Graduation (2007); 808s & Heartbreak (2008); My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010); Watch the Throne (Jay-Z/Kanye West, 2011); Yeezus (2013); The Life of Pablo (2016); ye (2018); Jesus Is King (soundtrack, 2019); Donda (2021). Excluded are the compilation album Kanye West Presents: GOOD Music - Cruel Summer (2012) and the eponymously titled 2018 album by Kids See Ghosts (a collaboration with Kid Cudi), both of which do not individually credit West. Jay-Z had an unrivalled 11 consecutive No.1 studio albums between 1998 and 2017, but that period was punctured by a collaborative album, a greatest hits collection and two live albums that all failed to reach No.1.

Taylor Swift scored her 10th consecutive No.1 studio album with Red (Taylor’s Version) in 2021, but Speak Now World Tour – Live (2011) broke the sequence by peaking at No.11 and thus reducing her sequence of Billboard 200 No.1s to eight (2012–21).