Bow Wow has packed quite a bit of work into his 21 years, and he'll be back in the spotlight again in December with a new album. "New Jack City Part II" is due Dec. 16 via Columbia and is led by the single "Marco Polo" featuring Soulja Boy.
Josh Groban's "Noel" refuses to budge for a fifth week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, selling 757,000. Meanwhile, Mary J. Blige bows in the runner-up slot with her "Growing Pains" effort, shifting 629,000 ... Other debuts in the top 100 this week include new albums from Jaheim, Lupe Fiasco, Kirk Franklin and Chingy, as well as the latest WWE compilation and the "Sweeney Todd" film soundtrack.
Josh Groban's "Noel" holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a fourth week as the set motors through 669,000 ... With the album's total sales up to 2.77 million, it has now eclipsed the "High School Musical 2" soundtrack as 2007's top selling album ... But will it hold on? ... Meanwhile, of last week's crop of new releases none were able to debut in the top 10 ... In Progress Reports we've got updates on Linkin Park, Foo Fighters, Brad Paisley, Garth Brooks, Huey Lewis, Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus.
Josh Groban sets a new record on The Billboard 200 with "Noel," becoming the first Christmas album to top the chart for four straight weeks. The 143/Reprise set moved 669,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, a 15% increase from last week's sum.