Jonas Brothers' "A Little Bit Longer" spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 while Kid Rock's "Rock N Roll Jesus" scoots into second place behind the sibling trio ... Staind's sixth studio album, "The Illusion of Progress," bows at No. 3 while the top 10 also greets debuts from Ice Cube and Shwayze . . . The third installment of the "Cheetah Girls" TV movie franchise starts in the top 15 while the Academy Is . . . and Black Stone Cherry also see high debuts . . . We also have news on Keith Urban, Toby Keith and Daughtry.
After seven weeks on the chart, Josh Groban's holiday set "Noel" finally overtakes The Billboard 200 at No. 1. The 143/Reprise album ascends 2-1, selling 405,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The 81% increase was fueled in part by his surprise appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" last week.
After seven weeks on the chart, Josh Groban's holiday set "Noel" finally overtakes The Billboard 200 at No. 1. The 143/Reprise album ascends 2-1, selling 405,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
It's a happy holiday for Josh Groban, as the singer nabs his second No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 with "Noel" ... It ascends to the chart's top slot with a career-high 405,000 -- thanks partially to his surprise performance on the favorite-things edition of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" last week ... It's the first Christmas album to crown The Billboard 200 since Kenny G's "Miracles" in 1994 ... With a big bump, the "High School Musical 2" soundtrack runs back into the top 10 and surpasses Daughtry's "Daughtry" as 2007's top-selling album ... This year's "American Idol" winner, Jordin Sparks, sees her self-titled album bow at No. 10, while Keith Urban's first greatest-hits set lands right behind her at No. 11.