Despite waning support in their native land, America's fascination with the Beatles continues for an eighth week atop The Billboard 200, as "1" (Apple/Capitol) sold another 215,500 copies, according t

Despite waning support in their native land, America's fascination with the Beatles continues for an eighth week atop The Billboard 200, as "1" (Apple/Capitol) sold another 215,500 copies, according to SoundScan. As previously reported, "1" was dethroned after nine weeks on top of the U.K. album chart by the resurgence of Texas' Mercury set, "The Greatest Hits."

Back on these shores, Shaggy's "Hotshot" (MCA) continues to close the gap on "1," remaining at No. 2 and selling more than 203,000 units. The new chart will be posted tomorrow (Jan. 25) on Billboard.com.

Continuing to explode at retail, the "Save The Last Dance" soundtrack (Hollywood) rises 11-3 in its fourth week, thanks to an increase of more than 96,000 units over the previous week's total. Also posting an incredible gain is the "Coyote Ugly" soundtrack (Curb), which soars 110-39 in its 25th week on the chart. The LeAnn Rimes-heavy set previously peaked at No. 10 on The Billboard 200 last September.

Alabama's "When It All Goes South" (RCA) is the week's top debut at No. 37. The only other title to hit the chart was Pru's self-titled debut (Capitol), which has been out since last November, at No. 176.

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