Industry sources say that Fall Out Boy's latest release, "Save Rock and Roll," is on course to sell around 150,000, while Kid Cudi's new "Indicud" should sell about the same. Those in the know are giving a slight edge to Fall Out Boy, but anything is possible over the weekend.
Lil Wayne should earn the highest debut on next week's Billboard 200 chart, as the rapper's new album, "I Am Not a Human Being II," is on course to arrive at No. 2. Industry sources suggest the set could sell between 190,000 and 210,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on March 31.
For reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton, the title of his new album -- "Based On A True Story" -- is about as realistic as it gets. The album, which is in stores today, is full of songs that the singer can identify with first hand.