(Keith Caulfield’s article appeared on Billboard; via the Drudge Report and Pam Green.)
The icon extends her record as the woman with the most No. 1 albums in chart history.
Barbra Streisand achieves her 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her latest release, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, enters atop the list.
Her newest leader extends her record for the most No. 1 albums among women, and ties her with Bruce Springsteen for the third-most among all acts. The only artists with more No. 1s are The Beatles, with a record 19 chart-toppers, andJay Z, with 13.
Among women, Streisand outpaces Madonna, the runner-up with eight Billboard 200 No. 1s.