Billboard Dominance: A Recap of All No. 1 Albums on the Billboard 200 Chart in 2023

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As 2023 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on a year filled with diverse musical achievements, as artists from various genres claimed the No. 1 spot on the prestigious Billboard 200 chart. From rap to country and K-pop, the Billboard 200 showcased the dynamic range of musical talent throughout the year.

SZA’s SOS Sets the Tone:
The year kicked off with SZA‘s album SOS, which dominated the Billboard 200 for eight weeks, setting the stage for an exciting year in music.

Morgan Wallen’s Prolific Stint:
Morgan Wallen‘s One Thing At A Time claimed the record for the most weeks at No. 1 in 2023, spending a total of 16 weeks at the pinnacle of the chart.

Taylor Swift’s Triumphant Trio:
Taylor Swift, a powerhouse in the industry, achieved the remarkable feat of having three different albums reach No. 1 in 2023. Midnights, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), and 1989 (Taylor’s Version) all secured the top spot, solidifying Swift’s influence on the charts.

Diverse Genres, Varied Artists:
The No. 1 albums in 2023 spanned a wide array of genres, showcasing the versatility of the music industry. From rap (Lil Uzi Vert‘s Pink Tape) to K-pop (Tomorrow x Together‘s The Name Chapter: Temptation) and beyond, the Billboard 200 celebrated the richness of musical expression.

Nicki Minaj Closes the Year:
As the curtain falls on 2023, Nicki Minaj‘s Pink Friday 2 claims the final No. 1 spot, concluding the year with a flourish.

A Musical Tapestry:
Below is a comprehensive list of all the albums that reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2023, reflecting the vibrant and diverse sounds that defined the year:

  1. SZA — SOS
  2. Tomorrow x Together — The Name Chapter: Temptation
  3. Karol G — Mañana Será Bonito
  4. Morgan Wallen — One Thing At A Time
  5. Taylor Swift — Midnights
  6. Stray Kids — 5-Star
  7. Lil Uzi Vert — Pink Tape
  8. Taylor Swift — Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)
  9. NewJeans — Get Up
  10. Travis Scott — Utopia
  11. Zach Bryan — Zach Bryan
  12. Olivia Rodrigo — Guts
  13. Rod Wave — Nostalgia
  14. Drake — For All The Dogs
  15. Bad Bunny — Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va A Pasar Mañana
  16. Blink-182 — One More Time…
  17. Taylor Swift — 1989 (Taylor’s Version)
  18. Stray Kids — Rock-Star
  19. Ateez — The World EP.Fin: Will
  20. Nicki Minaj — Pink Friday 2

In a year marked by musical diversity, these albums not only topped the charts but also contributed to the rich tapestry of sounds that defined 2023 in music.