Pop superstar P!nk is likely on course for her first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and the Kanye West-presented compilation from G.O.O.D. Music, "Cruel Summer," is likely to bow in the No. 2. Meanwhile, the Killers will see its latest set, "Battle Born," possibly start in the No. 3 slot with around 110,000. Click through for more Billbaord 200 news.
Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with "As I Am" (J), which debuts at No. 1 after selling 742,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" shifted 1 million copies in 2004.
Alicia Keys' "As I Am" debuts with 742,000 at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" started with a million in 2004 ... Keys is only the third act to see their first four albums debut atop The Billboard 200 ... The latest "Now" compilation starts in the top 10, as does Celine Dion's new studio effort and Led Zeppelin's hits set "Mothership" ... Other big-named talent bowing on The Billboard 200 this week include George Strait, the Killers, James Taylor, Boyz II Men, Trisha Yearwood, Goo Goo Dolls, Duran Duran, Seal, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and the Hives.