SPICE leads the pack for female dancehall artistes with most charted entries on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. Emancipated, released August 26 via Stealth Music/Spice Official ENT, debuts this week at number seven.
It sold 1,500 in album equivalent units according to Luminate, which reports streaming and sales data to Billboard Magazine.
Emancipated is Spice’s fourth entry on the reggae table. Her previous efforts were So Mi Like It (EP) which stalled at number 14 in 2014, Captured, a mixtape which topped the chart in 2018, and last year’s 10, which peaked at number six.
Etana has the most charted entries for a Jamaican female singer on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. She has, to date, produced five titles â€” The Strong One (number 12 in 2008), Free Expressions (number 11 in 2011), Better Tomorrow (number nine in 2013), I Rise (number one in 2014), and Reggae Forever (number one in 2018).
Tanya Stephens, Patra, Marcia Griffiths, Queen Ifrica, Diana King, and Koffee each have two albums on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, while Rita Marley, Vanessa Bling, and Chevelle Franklyn have one.
On this week’s Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, Bob Marley and The Wailers continue their remarkable streak with Legend clocking 139 weeks at number one.