Destiny's Child Holds Off Wings, Janet At No. 1
Destiny's Child's "Survivor" (Columbia) enjoys a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, despite a 45.8% drop-off from its first week U.S. sales of more than 663,000 copies. The set fended off a stDestiny's Child's "Survivor" (Columbia) enjoys a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, despite a 45.8% drop-off from its first week U.S. sales of more than 663,000 copies. The set fended off a strong debut from Paul McCartney's "Wingspan: Hits and History" (Capitol), which sold more than 220,000 units to land at No. 2. Janet Jackson's "All for You" (Virgin) falls to No. 3 in its third week, selling more than 215,000 copies.
Another top debut comes from the Interscope soundtrack to the film "Moulin Rouge," which arrives at No. 5. The album, bolstered by the chart success of Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink's remake of LaBelle's "Lady Marmalade," also features David Bowie and Massive Attack remaking Bowie's "Nature Boy" and Beck and Timbaland covering Bowie's "Diamond Dogs."
Other debuts include the Black Crowes' V2 debut "Lions" at No. 20, modern rock act Sum-41's "All Killer No Filler" (Island) at No. 23, a second soundtrack to the hit cable series "The Sopranos: Peppers & Eggs" at No. 38, and teenage country star Billy Gilman's "Dare to Dream" (Epic) at No. 45.
Fresh off winning three honors at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last Wednesday, Lee Ann Womack sees her MCA Nashville album "I Hope You Dance" soar 47-16. Buoyed by the accompanying ABC-TV special on McCartney's Wings, the Beatles' "1" (Capitol) rebounds 38-24.
The new chart will be posted tomorrow (May 17) on Billboard.com.