/  09.10.2021

Aaliyah’s self-titled album has finally been released on streaming services and it’s already raking in the numbers. According to Chart Data, Aaliyah has hit number one on U.S. iTunes within an hour after being re-released.

The project was originally delivered in 2001, a month before the singer tragically passed away in a plane crash while leaving the Bahamas. This is the “More Than A Woman” singer’s second album to hit streaming services recently. Just a few weeks ago, One In A Million, Aaliyah’s 1996 double-platinum sophomore LP, debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart. The Timbaland and Missy Elliott-produced album reached its highest ranking ever after originally hitting the charts at No. 20 in 1996.

Fans have hit social media to share their listening experiences and talk about how iconic Aaliyah’s music is — even decades later. Amorphous tweeted, “Aaliyah’s self-titled album continues to be groundbreaking two decades later. There is not a single album that sounds like it as a whole, not one. It stands in a class of its own sonically and conceptually.”

Author Minda Harts tweeted, “I felt Aaliyah so hard when she said, ‘If you had let me know, I wouldn’t have put on my clothes.’ #Aaliyah.”

“I can’t get over how fresh One In A Million by Aaliyah still sounds,” tweeted @WannasWorld. “That production fit into the time it debuted but also could exist within the realm of today’s music and still reign supreme. I’m also thinking about beauty/fashion looks and the typography on her self-titled. They were always thinking ahead. She will be an eternal icon/blueprint. We don’t get many artists like her and we won’t have another.”

Twitter user @Ida_B-Welps wrote, “We got Victoria Monet, Normani, Chloe Bailey, Aaliyah music streamin, and Ari Lennox gave us a single! The R&B girls are HERE.”

Check out Chart Data’s tweet below.


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