Maren Morris’s new album, Girl, has shattered the record for the largest streaming week ever for a country studio album by a woman, with 24 million streams in its first week. The album debuts this week at number four on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
“I am blown away by the support this last week,” says Morris. “My fans were already screaming the lyrics at the show the day after the album came out. I am so shocked and thankful to have broken this record for country music!”
She shared in Instagram, “Thank you for one of the best weeks of my life. I’m truly grateful I get to do this with y’all and I can’t fully process this news.”
Girl was released on March 8 on Columbia Nashville, has also broken Apple Music and Amazon Music streaming records.
The album, Morris’ second, features the history-making title track “Girl” which had the highest debut on Billboard’s Country Streaming Songs chart by a female artist and the highest weekly streams by a female country artist ever.