🔊💜Today, May 18, 2010, Janelle Monaé released her debut studio album “The ArchAndroid.” This album peaked at no. 17 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 8 on the American iTunes Albums Chart. However, seeing international success, the deluxe edition of “The ArchAndroid” charted on iTunes UK, at no. 7. On February 8, 2019, the lead single ‘Tightrope’ was certified gold by the RIAA.