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By Damilola Faustino

Post Malone has broken a chart record set by Michael Jackson. The Texas rapper’s debut album Stoney logged its 77th week in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart dated Aug. 11, surpassing Michael Jackson’s 1982 album Thriller for the most weeks of all time.

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Post’s debut, released in December 2016, features his breakout hit “White Iverson” and the Quavo-featuring single “Congratulations.” It went platinum after four months and ultimately spent three weeks at No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

With estimated sales around 66 million, Thriller remains the best-selling album of all time, but Post’s achievement testifies to the changing nature of the Billboard charts, which have grown less sales-focused in the digital era.

The company started including streaming metrics in its calculations in February 2017.

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