For a second straight week, the Dixie Chicks' album "Taking the Long Way" ruled the Billboard 200 at number one for the week ended June 4, selling another 271,000 copies.
Once comeback to the industry, Dixie Chicks hit hard with their set "Taking the Long Way". Debuted on top position on the previous week Billboard album sales chart, the an American all-female country music trio has for the week ended Sunday June 4th, 2006 ruled the chart, marking their second straight week to be at No. 1 position with another 271, 000 copies sold. Right behind the girls is "High School Musical" soundtrack by various artists at 2nd position, ahead of Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Stadium Arcadium" which sits at No. 3, selling 87,000-plus copies during its fourth week of release.
The chart's next best bows are "Me and My Gang" by Rascal Flatts, "American Idol Season Five Encores" by various artists, and "Now That's What I Call Music! 21" also by various artists, all of which cling at No. 4 to 6 subsequently. Meanwhile, rounding out the Top 10 is Tool's "10,000 Days" at No. 7, Carrie Underwood's "Some Hearts" at No. 8, James Blunt's "Back to Bedlam" at No. 9, and Shakira's "Oral Fixation, Vol. 2" which finishing the Top 10 position.