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Kanye West’s ye is the number one album in the country

It’s his eighth consecutive number one album.

June 10, 2018
Kanye West’s <i>ye</i> is the number one album in the country Kanye West at the 2015 MTV Music Awards. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images  

Kanye West has achieved his eighth consecutive number one Billboard album with ye. Following a month of controversial comments including a TMZ interview in which he said "slavery is a choice," the album moved over 208,000 equivalent units, according to Billboard.

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The only other artists to have eight consecutive number one albums are Eminem and The Beatles. June has been a big month
for Kanye. He released his album ye, produced Pusha T's album Daytona, and also released a joint album with Kid Cudi, Kids See Ghosts.

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Kanye West’s ye is the number one album in the country