Within the first hour of its release globally, “Top Prize” – Alakline’s sophomore album, landed at the number one spot on the iTunes reggae charts and peaked at number six on the worldwide charts.
“Top Prize” secured the number one spot on the Apple music charts in Jamaica; the album then went on to being the number one on Apple music reggae album charts worldwide.
Alkaline’s album also holds the number one Amazon Music’s best-selling album charts in three categories – International, Reggae and Caribbean & Cuba for the past week with all 14 tracks from the album occupying Deezer Top 100 playlist in Jamaica.
On YouTube, 10 of the 14 tracks have already amassed over 3 million views collectively and has been trending on the popular streaming platform in approximately 20 countries.
Alkaline, who recently made history as the first Caribbean act to be featured on streaming platform Audiomack’s Acoustic visual series also holds the number one trending album on the platform after accumulating 10 million streams and is labelled by the platform “as one of the albums you need to hear this week”.
Video platform VEVO also threw its endorsement behind the project by giving the artiste an official playlist on its homepage, making the project directly accessible to its 20 million subscribers adding to an already impressive debut.
“The artiste has spoken, the album in entirety addresses any question critics may have. The “Vendetta” fans love it, and the impressive 24-hour debut speaks to that. The project demonstrates his level of artistry, growth, and dominance. “Top Prize” caters to his global audience and the numbers in terms of actual unit sales and streams echoes that. As an independent artiste, Alkaline continues to break barriers globally and expand the genre’s footprint in mainstream and new media markets. The best is yet to come”, stated Shuzzr, Alkaline’s publicist.