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Female Artists With Number 1 Albums in US and UK: Celine Dion / Janet Jackson

Celine Dion
United States- Celine Dion is actually one of the biggest selling female artists in United States. She has scored at least four albums to reach number 1. Her two first number 1 albums “Falling Into You” and “Let’s Talk About Love” went 10x platinum. She also went number 1 with “All the Way: A Decade of Songs” (compilation album) and “A New Day Has Come” (comeback album after hiatus) which went 8x and 3x platinum by RIAA, respectively. She had many more albums which went top 10.
United Kingdom- Celine Dion was very successful in United Kingdom too. She had scored five number 1 albums there which started with “The Colour of My Love” which went 5x platinum. It was followed by UK million sellers “Falling Into You”, then “Let’s Talk About Love”. Her compilation album “All the Way: A Decade of Songs” went number 1 too and gone 4x platinum, and followed by her last number 1 album ” A New Day Has Come”. She scored several top 10 albums too. Certifications were given by BPI.

Janet Jackson
United States- Janet Jackson may have failed on her first two albums but she eventually scored 7 total of number 1 albums. Her breakthough album was “Control”, her first number 1 album and went 5x platinum. It was followed by the 6x platinum awardee by RIAA “Rhythm Nation 1814”. Her first adult themed “janet.” went to number 1 too and reached 8x platinum. Her next charttopping albums were “The Velvet Rope” and “All for You”. Her last two number 1 albums were “Discipline” and “Unbreakable”. Sales of both albums though were underwhelming.
United Kingdom- Janet Jackson had a number of platinum and multi-platinum albums, but she only scored one number 1 albums in UK. That was “janet.”  which was certified double platinum by BPI. She had number two hit albums though. Some of her albums still sod well.

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia

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