- Morgan Wallen is currently the number 1 artist in the US with his album “One Thing at a Time”.
- Wallen’s chart success comes even after a series of controversies.
- The 29-year-old singer has previously used a racial slur and was once thrown out of Kid Rock’s bar.
Morgan Wallen is experiencing the most important moment of his career.
The country singer’s third studio album, “One Thing at a Time,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 upon its release on March 3 and has already enjoyed biggest broadcast week of any country album in history.
All 36 songs on the album chart on the Billboard Hot 100, including “Last Night”, which on March 13 gave Wallen his first number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
By having all 36 songs on the chart, Wallen, who rose to fame as a competitor on the sixth season of “The Voice,” has set a new record for the most Billboard Hot 100 songs by one artist at one time. The previous record holder was Drake with 27.
Wallen’s recent successes come even after a series of controversies, including his use of a racial slur and his arrest for public intoxication. Here’s a timeline of the singer’s past behavior.