In a slow week for new releases, the "NOW 24" hits compilation stays atop of the The Billboard 200 for a second week, despite a 58% drop in U.S. sales to 89,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Tim McGraw's Curb set "Let It Go" holds at No. 2 with a 63% decrease to 66,000, while Bright Eyes earns its best sales and charting week as "Cassadaga" bows at No. 4 with 58,000 units.
Bright Eyes and rock super group Hellyeah take advantage of a sleepy post-Easter sales week and snare top 10 bows on The Billboard 200 ... "Now 24" retains the No. 1 slot on the chart while Tim McGraw also holds at No. 2 ... Other debuts in the top 100 of The Billboard 200 chart include Chayanne, the Clark Sisters, Blonde Redhead, Brother Ali, Tiesto and From Autumn to Ashes ... In Progress Reports, we've got news on how Billy Currington's latest single has helped revive his "Doin' Somethin' Right" album, Ozzy Osbourne's return to the charts after two years and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's record-setting achievement on the Rhythmic and CHR/Top 40 radio charts.