Weekend US Album Charts of December 31st, 2006

January 04, 2007 04:12:08 GMT

R&B singer Omarion led the last pop album chart for 2006 with his new album "21" sold 119,000 copies across the United States in the week ended Dec. 31, 2006.


R&B singer Omarion leads the last pop album chart for 2006, having his latest LP "21" sold 119,000 copies across the United States in the week ended Dec. 31, such amount that immediately brings the Epic release to the top spot of US pop album charts. This isn't the first time that Omarion leads the Billboard 200 as he previously scored No. 1 album with his 2005 solo debut "O" with 182,000 copies in its first week.

Following him on the 2nd spot is Akon's "Konvicted" which bounces eight places from last week position, taking in another 112,000. The soundtrack for "Dreamgirls" amazingly soars 28 places to No. 3, sold another 104,000 units. Nas' "Hip Hop Is Dead" falls to No. 4 on 101,000. Rounding out the Top 5 on the charts is Young Jeezy's "The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102" with 92,000 copies.

The chart's next best bow is the multi-artist compilation "NOW 23" at No. 6, selling another 89,000, ahead of the Eminem-led collection "Eminem Presents: The Re-Up" at the 7th spot with 84,000. Rounding out the Top 10 are Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" at No. 8 with 83,000, Ciara's "Ciara: The Evolution" at the 9th spot with 79,000, and the "Hannah Montana" soundtrack at No. 10 with 78,000.

© AceShowbiz.com




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