“Courage” bows at No. 1, earning the pop superstar her fifth chart-topping album.
Pop superstar Celine Dion debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with her new studio album Courage. The set, which was released on Nov. 15 via Columbia Records, earned 113,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Nov. 21 in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music.
Courage marks Dion’s fifth No. 1 album, and her first chart-topper in over 17 years. She was last at No. 1 with 2002’s A New Day Has Come.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The new Nov. 30-dated chart, where Courage bows at No. 1, will be posted in full on Billboard’s websites on Nov. 26.
Courage is Dion’s first English-language studio album since 2013’s Loved Me Back to Life, which debuted and peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 (dated Nov. 23, 2013).