Climbing slowly but steady in the Billboard 200 chart is DAUGHTRY's self-titled debut album at 90,000. Closing the total number of copies sold at two million, this is the band's second non-consecutive #1 position and therefore is Soundscan's fastest selling debut album in rock genre.
The two times former frontrunner Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" is down to #2 with a total of 74,000, while Akon's "Konvicted" rises to 73,000 and claims #3 post. Last week's #3 tenant Fall Out Boy through the album "Infinity on High" falls to #4 at 67,000.
Robin Thicke's "The Evolution of Robin Thicke" comes up #5 despite the decrease to 57,000. The same case happens to Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" that moves up at #6 despite the decline to 54,000. Coming in at No. 7 is, Nelly Furtado's "Loose" with a 3.5 per cent increase to 45,000 and following behind her is the top 10's fastest climber this week, "Dreamgirls" soundtrack at #8 with total sales of 45,000.
Decreasing 20.5 per cent to 45,000 and sitting at no. 9 is Corinne Bailey Rae's self-titled album. Dixie Chicks' "Taking the Long Way" finally enters the top ten at the last place with 42,000 sales after sitting at #11 last week.
The overall album sales this week decrease by 7.5 per cent at the total of 8.49 million copies sold. In the same week last year, the number of sales was actually 22.8 per cent higher.