If Jay-Z's American Gangster reaches No. 1 this week he will tie with Elvis for No. 1 albums.
If Jay-Z's American Gangster reaches No. 1 will he tie with Elvis for ten No. 1 albums. Soundscan projects he will meet the requirements to land at No.1 selling 179,000 copies the first day of his American Gangster release. Elvis is second for the most No.1 albums in history with 10 and the Beatles comes in first with 19 no. 1 albums. Just when people thought Jay couldn't take his career to another he did. When he lands the No. 1 spot its official Jay-Z has reached Elvis status.