Tuesday, 20 November 2001
Jerry Del Colliano
Britney Spears’ self-titled third album debuted at Number One on the charts this week after selling 746,000 units, dethroning the King of Pop. Michael Jackson's "Invincible" debuted at Number One last week, but ended in the No. 3 position on this week's charts.
Britney made musical history this week when she became the first solo female performer in the history of The Billboard 200 to have her first three albums debut in the number one spot. Britney also debuted at Number One in Canada, Austria, Germany, Israel, and Switzerland.