It took him more than ten years to get it, but now can finally say he has reached the top of the Billboard Hot 200 chart. After his track of the same title consistently topped the Hot 100 singles chart, it's now the R 'n' B artist's " album's turn to reign the albums chart, selling 177,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Thicke's "Blurred Lines" leads the five debuts this week on the albums chart, with rock band claiming the runner-up spot with "", which moved 112,000 copies. It bumps last week's No. 2 album, 's platinum-selling "" which sells an additional 62,000 copies (down 20%), to the third spot.