Paul McCartney's 18th solo album Egypt Station debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images Music News Paul McCartney Scores First U.S. No. 1 Debut Ever With 'Egypt Station' September 17, 2018 McCartney's 18th solo album has officially reached the top spot on the Billboard 200, marking The Beatles bassist's first solo No. 1 album in the U.S. in 36 years.