Jelly Roll Breaks Billboard Record with Debut Album ‘Whitsitt Chapel’
Jelly Roll and his debut album Whitsitt Chapel are making history.
The record debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Top Rock & Alternative Albums chart, No. 2 on the Billboard Country Album chart, and Top 3 on the Billboard 200 all-genre chart with 90,000 album equivalents.
Whitsitt Chapel, which was released on June 2 via BMG/Stoney Creek Records, also earned the highest charting first week release from a debut country artist in the history of BBR Music Group.
Jelly Roll wrote all 13 songs on Whitsitt Chapel.
The “Need A Favor” singer took to social media to share the news.
“Thank y’all! WE DID IT! Y’all came through for me like you always do.. another big step in the right direction for the underdogs … I woke up and couldn’t believe it! Thank y’all again… wow wow wow wow ….,” wrote Jelly Roll.
Jelly Roll also made his CMA Fest debut on June 9, performing at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.
The 3x CMT Award winner is preparing to hit the road on his 44-date headlining Backroad Baptism Tour.