R. Kelly's Double Up
debuts this week as the #1 selling album on both Billboard's Top 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop album charts. The #1 debut of "Double Up" marks the highest first-week sales of the year for any R&B solo artist.
"Double Up" is R. Kelly's eighth top 5 debut and his fifth #1 album as a solo artist. The smash first single "I'm A Flirt" has been burning up the charts and radio airwaves for close to 16 weeks. The follow-up single "Same Girl," a duet with Usher
, is already Top 10 at urban radio.
For "Double Up" R. Kelly expands his hit-making collaborative efforts and enlists a diverse roster of musical guests that includes Usher
, Kid Rock
, Keyshia Cole
, and Swizz Beatz
"Double Up" is R. Kelly's ninth solo release since his smash solo debut "12 Play".