Recently Billboard released its 200 album chart of 2022 in which (dated Aug. 13) Beyonce blasts in at No. 1.
Beyonce is now the first woman to achieve this rank in 2022. In 2021 Adele was on top with 30, for first six weeks on the list (charts dated Dec. 4, 2021-Jan. 8, 2022)
Renaissance is Beyoncé’s seventh solo album, besides that she has also released 5 live albums, 3 compilation albums, 5 EPs, and 83 singles.
On June 15, 2022, Beyonce announced the release of "Renaissance" which was launched on July 29, 2022.
The first single from Renaissance, "Break My Soul", was released on June 20, 2022, and marked its position in top 10 list of Billboard Hot 100.
Renaissance includes 16 tracks and contributions from Jay-Z, 070 Shake, Terms, and more. It is the first of a “three-act project”.
According to Billboard, Renaissance is the largest streaming week for Beyonce's album in 2022. The set tracks on-demand official streams earned, with 179.06 Million.
The Billboard 200 chart gives the ranking of the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. which is compiled by Luminate.
Renaissance claims the third-largest sales week for an album in 2022 and the largest for a woman. It sold 121,000 copies on CD, 43,000 via digital downloads and 26,000 on vinyl.