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LeToya Luckett Tops Albums Chart

August 03, 2006 02:28:41 GMT

LeToya Lucket took the No. 1 slot on the U.S. pop album charts with her self-titled debut Wednesday August 2nd.


It's been six years since her departure from famous girl group Destiny's Child and LeToya Luckett proves she really is good in music industry. The young singer took the No. 1 slot on the U.S. pop album charts with her self-titled debut selling 165,000 copies in the week ended July 30th. What's more, the set also tops the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, thanks to unauthorized sales before the official July 25 release date, while its first single "Torn" has already spent three weeks at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

The multi-artist compilation "Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 22", in the meantime, slipped to No. 2 sold 151,000 copies after two week reigning the top spot. Pharell Williams' "In My Mind" followed behind with another 142,000 copies sold. Tom Petty's "Highway Companion" sold 112,000 copies to secure the 4th spot, ahead of Gnarls Barkley's "St. Elsewhere" at No. 5 taking in 54,000 units. Disney's "High School Musical" soundtrack slipped one to No. 6 with 47,000, while Rihanna's "A Girl Like Me" went up one to the 7th spot with 46,000.

The other chart holdovers including Nelly Furtado's former chart-topper "Loose" at No. 8 taking in another 45,000 copies and "PCD" by The Pussycat Dolls rose one to No. 9 in its 46th week with 44,000. Round out the top tier at No. 10 is Rascal Flatts whose album titled "Me and My Gang" sold 44,000 copies.

© AceShowbiz.com




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