'High School Musical' tops album chart again, 'Back to Bedlam' second
UPI News Service, 03/22/2006
The soundtrack to the Disney Channel's "High School Musical" Wednesday reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the U.S. album chart.
The soundtrack was No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart three weeks ago, then lurked in the top three before regaining the crown this week.
Holding onto No. 2 was James Blunt's "Back to Bedlam," while rapper E-40 chalked up his first Top 10 album in a decade with "My Ghetto Report Card" at No. 3.
Ne-Yo's "In My Own Words" was No. 4, followed by last week's No. 1, Juvenile's "Reality Check," taking a plunge to No. 5.
No. 6 was Carrie Underwood's "Some Heart," while Matisyahu's "Youth" dipped to No. 7.
The top tier was filled out by "The Legend of Johnny Cash," Fall Out Boy's "From Under the Cork Tree" and Jack Johnson and Friends' "Curious George."
Overall U.S. album sales fell 3 percent from the previous week to 10.4 million units. Sales were down 4 percent from the same week a year ago and 3 percent overall compared to 2005.
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