-- "Glee" Cast: The cast of Fox TV's hit show capped its first season with a bang, scoring its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Glee: the Music, Journey to Regionals" starting with 154,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. The top three albums all sell at least 100,000 copies each this week -- the first time that's happened since the sales week that ended April 4, when Usher's "Raymond v Raymond" bowed at No. 1 with 329,000. (Please note: this story was updated on Friday, June 18 at 10 AM PST.)

-- Zac Brown Band: Figure that the act's performance on last week's "CMT Music Awards" on June 9 pumps the "Foundation" album's 27% gain this week as it earns the greatest unit gain on the tally this week -- up by 5,000 copies -- holding at No. 14 with a bullet. The show also likely helps Miranda Lambert's "Revolution" at No. 20 (up three rungs with a 10% jump) and Jamey Johnson's "That Lonesome Song" at No. 148 (a re-entry with a 58% increase).

-- "Vans Warped Tour 2010": Debuting at No. 51 with 9,000 copies sold, the new compilation is the ninth release in the popular series to chart on the Billboard 200. The highest ranking set among them remains the 2004 edition, which reached No. 8. Combined, the line - which launched in 1998 – has sold 2 million according to SoundScan.

-- Journey: Considering that four of the band's songs (two in a medley) were sung in last week's season finale of "Glee," it's no surprise that the band's "Greatest Hits" pounces from No. 104 to No. 57 with a 62% increase and its best sales frame (8,000) since Christmas of 2009.

-- Infant Sorrow: The almost unreal band -- which is a bit like Spinal Tap, but not quite Chris Gaines -- zips up the list this week with the soundtrack to "Get Him To The Greek," flying from No. 148 to No. 76 with the chart's largest percentage gain and Pacesetter award (up 74%). The act, as seen in the Russell Brand film, rises after a full week's worth of sales were registered following the movie's June 4 bow.

-- James Taylor & Carole King: PBS airings of the duo's concert special "Live at the Troubadour" not only help the album of the same name (No. 13, up 10%), but also Taylor's "Greatest Hits" set (up 77% with a re-entry at No. 106) and King's classic studio set "Tapestry" (another re-entry, at No. 127, up 55%).

-- Green Day: At No. 128, the band re-enters with "American Idiot," profiting (up 147%) from both an Amazon MP3 store daily deal and the act's performance on the Tony Awards (June 13).

The Billboard Hot 100:

-- Katy Perry: The singer holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg, and further distances herself from the pack as the title takes both the Airplay and Digital Gainer awards. Downloads improve 13% to 359,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while listener impressions surpass the 100 million mark (105.2, up 18%), according to Nielsen BDS.

-- Radio Drives Downloads: It's long been noted that the titles that steadily sell on the Digital Songs chart are the ones that receive significant radio airplay. This week's charts could not illustrate that more clearly. For the first time since downloads began contributing to the Hot 100 on Feb. 12, 2005, the top three titles on that that chart, Hot Digital Songs and Hot 100 Airplay are the same. Perry's "California Gurls" is No. 1 on the Hot 100 and Digital while No. 3 on Airplay. Usher's "OMG" is at Nos. 2, 3 and 1, respectively, while B.o.B's "Airplanes" (featuring Hayley Williams) lands at No. 3 on the big chart and No. 2 on Digital and Airplay.

-- Eminem: When you start your chart life at No. 1, there's nowhere to go but down, but Eminem finds a way to rebound (11-8) with his former chart-topping debut "Not Afraid." Digital pre-order placement for the June 21 release of his album "Recovery" spurs downloads (157,000; up 13%) for the set's leadoff track as does increased radio play (up 7%), lifting the song back into the top 10 of the Hot 100 after a one-week respite.

-- World Cup Fever: While some may ultimately remember the constant blaring of the vuvuzelas as the sound of the 2010 FIFA World Cup being contested in South Africa, a pair of songs emanating from the tournament are making chart noise. The competition's official song, "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" by Shakira featuring South African group Freshlyground debuts at No. 43 with 57,000 downloads. The track was performed during the Kick-off Concert in Johannesburg, broadcast by ABC on June 11, as was K'Naan's "Wavin' Flag" which moves 27,000 and re-enters at No. 89.

-- Christina Aguilera: With her album "Bionic" now at retail, and opening at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, she debuts at No. 66 on the Hot 100 with the title track, while re-entering at Nos. 73 and No. 99 with "Not Myself Tonight" and "WooHoo," respectively. She performed the three tracks medley-style on the MTV Movie Awards June 6 and collectively they sell 97,000 downloads.

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