Trey Songz finally nabs his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Chapter V" bows atop the list with 135,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.It's the R&B singer's fifth full-length studio album and follows 2010's "Passion, Pain & Pleasure", which debuted and peaked at No. 2 with 240,000. It was barely beaten to the pole position that week by Linkin Park's "A Thousand Suns", which also
Next week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, not only will the very top of the chart welcome handsome debuts from both Link Park's "A Thousand Suns" and Trey Songz's "Passion, Pain & Pleasure," but there may be up to six new entries in the top 10.
Industry prognosticators suggest that Linkin Park's new set, "A Thousand Suns," could sell as much as 250,000 to 260,000 by Sept. 19. Trey Songz is nipping at Linkin's heels as his new "Passion, Pain & Pleasure" album could be looking to move between 230,000 and 250,000.