Hayley Williams Makes Charts History

Hayley Williams


The first solo LP from Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams arrives as her maiden No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart, as Petals for Armor bows atop the May 23-dated survey.

The set starts with 22,000 equivalent album units earned in its first week, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Of that sum, 17,000 units are via album sales. […]

With her solo coronation, Williams is the first woman to have led Top Rock Albums both on her own and with a group.