Rap star catapulted onto the top position of the US pop album charts on Wednesday June 21st, 2006 with his first No. 1 release, "". The star's collection, include such hit singles as "I Love My Chick" and "I Love My Bitch", debuted with 209,000 U.S. copies sold for the week ended June 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan. On top of that, "The Big Bang" also shot straight to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums tallies.
In the meantime, country trio the held steady at No. 2 with their "" sold another 130,000 copies, while remained at the top of the country albums chart for a fourth week. As for last week's best-seller, 's "", it slipped two to No. 3 sold 104,000 copies. The other charts holdovers are "High School Musical" soundtrack at No. 4 on sales of 79,000 copies, "One X" by which sold 78,000 to easily land at No. 5 on the charts.