Lizzo‘s been the newcomer on everyone’s lips.
After garnering quite the underground buzz for her independent efforts, the 30-year-old – whose messages of body positivity are challenging the status quo of beauty standards – has been wowing critics with the offerings from her first major label effort, ‘Cuz I Love You.’
And, while the project went to chart battle on April 19 without much Hot 100 love to its credit (having placed none of its content on the chart to date), that didn’t stop longtime fans and new supporters from snapping up the set. Look inside to see just how many units the album sold its first week and where it placed on the Billboard 200:
Released via Nice Life/Atlantic Records, ‘Love’ earned 41,000 equivalent album units (with 24,000 of that sum in pure album sales).
Making her inaugural top 10 debut, look below to see where she landed: