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27/06/1987 The first album by a female artist debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200

"Whitney" met the expectations of many people and was popular after its release. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming the first album by a female artist, and only the fifth album by a solo artist to do so. The album remained at the top for eleven consecutive weeks, creating a record.


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