System of A Down's 'Hypnotize' debuts atop album sales chart
UPI News Service, 11/30/2005
System Of A Down crashed onto the Billboard 200 albums chart at No. 1 for the second time this year and third time in its career.
"Hypnotize" became the band's third album to debut in the No. 1 spot, Billboard.com reported. "Mezmerize" achieved the same feat in May and "Toxicity" was No. 1 back in 2001.
Kenny Chesney's "The Road and the Radio" was No. 2, followed by the compilation, "NOW! That's What I Call Music" at No. 3.
Madonna's "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (Warner Bros.) tumbled from No. 1 to No. 4 and the soundtrack to "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" moved up a space to No. 5.
Mariah Carey's "The Emancipation of Mimi" was No. 6 and Carrie Underwood held the No. 7 with "Some Hearts."
Enya's "Amarantine" debuted No. 8, Juelz Santana's "What the Game's Been Missing" bowed at No. 9 and Chamillionaire's "The Sound of Revenge" filled out the top tier.
U.S. album sales overall were up 30 percent over the week before, but still lagged 10 percent behind the same week last year.
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