After debuting at No. 1 last week, the "NOW 25" hits compilation remains atop The Billboard 200 after moving 149,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a 33% sales decrease from the week previous. The New Line soundtrack to "Hairspray" continues to zip up the chart, moving 4-2 with a 41% sales increase to 101,000.
Prince's "Planet Earth" debuts at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 as the "Now 25" album holds at No. 1 and the "Hairspray" soundtrack moves up to No. 2 ... Billy Ray Cyrus returns to the top 20 of The Billboard 200 for the first time since 1993 as "Home at Last" debuts at No. 20. His daughter Miley is still going strong at No. 4 with the "Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus" album ... Other debuts this week on The Billboard 200 include new efforts from Sum 41, Yung Berg, Barlowgirl, Marc Anthony, Evans Blue, Tegan & Sara, Hanson, Garbage, Silverchair, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the soundtrack to "The Simpsons Movie" ... We also have news on Kanye West going Punk, Against Me! thrashing the Alternative/Modern Rock chart, new act the Last Goodnight saying hello to the Billboard charts for the first time and the return of the one and only Chubby Checker.