‘Courage’ is Dion’s fifth album to reach No. 1 on the ‘Billboard’ 200. It is her first No. 1 album since 2002’s ‘A New Day Has Come.’.

The 17 years between No. 1s is the longest gap ever for a woman. ‘Courage,’ released on Nov. 15, earned 113,000 equivalent album units for the week ending Nov. 21.

Dion first topped the ‘Billboard’ albums chart in 1996 with ‘Falling Into You.’. Her last album, 2013’s ‘Loved Me Back to Life,’ debuted at No. 2 on the ‘Billboard’ 200.

Dion is the fourth woman to have a No. 1 album in each of the past three decades. joining Janet Jackson, Barbra Streisand and Britney Spears.

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