Juvenile Wednesday's 'Reality Check' tops Billboard album chart
UPI News Service, 03/15/2006
Juvenile Wednesday chalked up his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Reality Check," which also topped the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Last week's No. 1 album, Ne-Yo's "In My Own Words," fell to No. 5 on the Billboard 200 while James Blunt's "Back to Bedlam" leaped up from No. 9 to No. 2 in its 23rd week on the chart.
The soundtrack to Disney's TV movie "High School Musical" was No. 3 followed by Matisyahu's "Youth," which an opening week reggae sales record since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991.
David Gilmour's "On an Island" was No. 6, Carrie Underwood's "Some Hearts" was No. 7 and "The Legend of Johnny Cash" was No. 8.
The soundtrack to the Cash biopic "Walk the Line" was No. 9 and Jack Johnson and Friends' Brushfire "Curious George" filled out the Top 10.
Domestic CD sales last week totaled 10.7 million units, 2 percent behind the previous week and 1 percent behind last year's figure.
Overall 2006 sales lagged 3 percent behind the same period last year.
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